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U.S. retail sales rise in December, capping a strong year in spending

American consumers continued to spend at sto.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJan 12th, 2018

December retail slide caps off tough year for UK consumers

British shop sales slid by much more than expected in December, capping off the weakest year for retail since 2013 as consumers squeezed by high inflation continued to keep a tight grip on spending. Ciara Lee reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJan 19th, 2018

U.S. Retail Sales End 2017 on Solid Footing

Spending at U.S. retailers rose in December for the fourth consecutive month, capping the strongest year for sales growth since 2014......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 12th, 2018

Rents boost core inflation as retail sales rise solidly

Underlying U.S. consumer prices recorded their largest increase in 11 months in December amid strong gains in the cost of rental accommodation and healthcare, bolstering expectations that inflation will accelerate this year......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 12th, 2018

Rents boost U.S. core CPI; retail sales rise solidly

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Underlying U.S. consumer prices recorded their largest increase in 11 months in December amid strong gains in the cost of rental accommodation and healthcare, bolstering expectations that inflation will accelerate this year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 12th, 2018

U.S. Retail Sales Increased 0.4% in December

Spending at U.S. retailers rose in December for the fourth consecutive month, capping the strongest year for sales growth since 2014......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 12th, 2018

6 Stocks to Buy on Strong Retail Sales

Retail sales increased last month, capping off what was a strong year for consumer spending. Retail sales increased last month, capping off what was a strong year for consumer spending. Consumers spent heavily on automobiles, furniture and.....»»

Category: topSource: zacksJan 16th, 2017

UK retail sales slide in December, capping tough year for consumers

Retail sales volumes dropped 1.5 percent from November.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 19th, 2018

Auto Sales Post Strong December On Massive 19% Spike In GM Incentive Spending

2017 was a volatile year for auto sales...to say the least.  The year began with a multi.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 3rd, 2018

U.S. holiday shopping season surging towards a strong finish

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A jump in consumer spending in the final stretch of December should build on a strong start to the U.S. holiday season and help the embattled retail industry beat sales forecasts, in.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 21st, 2017

Retail Spending Expected to Rise as Much as 4% This Holiday Season

The NRF expects sales to be up as much as 4% in the run up to Christmas. Looks like U.S. retailers can look forward to a holly, jolly Christmas period this year, as shoppers are likely to find themselves in the mood to spend more than in 201.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 3rd, 2017

5 Stocks to Buy as Construction Spending Hits 11-Year High

Pick up in construction activity coupled with a sharp rise in home sales might result in a strong spring selling season for the housing indus.....»»

Category: topSource: zacksApr 5th, 2017

Strong auto demand boosts December retail sales

U.S. retail sales rose in December amid strong demand for automobiles and furniture, providing further evidence that the economy ended the fourth quarter with momentum and is poised for stronger growth this year......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 13th, 2017

Holiday retail sales rise 4% to beat NRF expectations

Retail sales for November and December increased 4% year-over-year to $658.3 billion, according to the latest numbers from the National Retail Federation. The final tally includes $122.9 billion from non-store .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 13th, 2017

UK retail sales edge lower in December - BDO

A spending spree by British shoppers in the week before Christmas failed to prevent sales in December from falling short of the previous year's level, industry data showed on Friday. Robust growth in consumer spending.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooJan 6th, 2017

Thanksgiving and Black Friday sales rise by 9 percent

Shoppers put in a strong showing on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday.Holiday spending rose 9 percent Thursday and Friday combined, compared with the same two-day period last year, according to First Data......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 29th, 2016

U.S. Retail Sales Rise 0.6%, Pointing to Confident Consumers

U.S. retail sales rebounded in September, a sign that consumers will continue to support economic growth during the second half of the year, though growth in household spending has slowed since the spring......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 14th, 2016

Expect Another Busy Holiday Shopping Season

Negativity has swirled around retail this year as sales growth has been slowing. However, all indications are that spending will stay strong in the months ahead......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 13th, 2016

UK holiday spending squeezed by Brexit-related inflation

Official figures show that retail sales in Britain sank in the holiday shopping month of December as higher prices squeeze consumers' spending power......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 19th, 2018

UK retail sales sink 1.5 percent in holiday shopping month

Official figures show that retail sales in Britain sank in the holiday shopping month of December as higher prices squeeze consumers' spending power......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 19th, 2018

With ‘Star Wars’ Toys, the Force May Be Strong, But Retail Sales Aren’t

Call it Star Wars burnout, or better yet “movie fatigue." The warning signs for the toy industry started last year when C.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 18th, 2018