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1 year 8 months ago

Chaotic Black Friday winds down

Black Friday is nearly in the books. The Friday after Thanksgiving is traditionally one of the busiest holiday shopping days of the year and also a day when many retailers are said to be making a profit, or operating in the black, for the year. Over the years, early...

2 years 2 months ago

Job of the Day: Retail Sales Consultant

Job of the Day: AT&T is searching for a retail sales consultant. This is a full time position with the opportunity for benefits. Candidates will handle sales, inventory, customer sales and much more. Applicants should have 1 to 3 years experience in sales. For more information, click here....

3 years 2 months ago

Retail sales looking up

NEW YORK (AP) - Retailers are reporting strong April sales that were helped by a late Easter, capping off a solid spring season. However, some stores are starting to warn that shoppers are facing increasing pressure from high gas prices. As merchants report their results Thursday, a diverse group, including...

3 years 9 months ago

Retail data: September sales edge up

Americans bought electronics and back-to-school clothes in September but held back on luxuries. Data released Wednesday by MasterCard Advisors' SpendingPulse show careful spending, erratic weather and tepid economic news dampened sales last month. The figures include transactions in all forms including cash. Clothing sales rose 3.8 percent, helped...

4 years 4 months ago

Craft beer sales up

According to the Brewer's Association, despite U.S. beer sales being down in 2009, craft beers are bucking the trend. In fact, craft breweries reported a sales dollars increase of 10.3% last year. John Romero is talking with the brewers of Bristol Brewing, Rocky Mountian Brewing and Black Fox to...

4 years 9 months ago

Retail sales fall 1.5 percent in September

Retail sales declined in September by the largest amount this year as car sales plummeted following the end of the government's popular Cash for Clunkers program. The Commerce Department says retail sales dropped 1.5 percent last month. That's smaller than the 2.1 percent fall economists had expected, but still the...

4 years 10 months ago

Retailers report sales declines for August

Retailers are reporting sales declines for August as shoppers continue to hold off on back-to-school purchases and continue to focus on necessities. As merchants report their sales figures Thursday, teen apparel stores reported weakness. Wet Seal Inc. and Hot Topic Inc. both said sales dropped. Labor Day falls a...

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