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Several retailers are announcing September same-store sales today, and the reports are generally good. Gains were not as large as in August, but are providing a positive outlook for the coming...
Several retailers are announcing August same-store sales today, and the reports are generally good. The good results are pushing share prices close to or above current highs.Here’s a...
The three major US stock indexes opened lower this morning after Japan reported an unexpected plunge in its exports in July (our coverage here). In Europe there was not economic news out today, and...
Shares are down Wednesday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.22%, the Nasdaq down 0.06% and the S&P 500 down 0.12%. Wednesday’s winners include a senior center getting bought by a real...
The three major US stock indexes opened higher this morning but by early afternoon all three had gotten stuck solidly in the red. The higher opening reflected little data and some new optimism about...
The three major US stock indexes opened higher this morning after the news that German chancellor Angela Merkel said Germany would support European Central Bank sovereign bond buying. Unfortunately...
Retail sales might not exactly be setting any blistering pace of growth, but Retail Metrics has a report out that shows a traffic boost at the end of July should offer a boost to retail same-store...
Retail sales growth in June were expected to be weak compared with sales a year ago, and the predictions came true. Sales growth last June was a tough comparison because sales in 2011 were much...
Retailers are reporting May same-store sales today and it looks like the predictions for modest growth are being realized. Research firm Retail Metrics Inc. forecast that same-store sales would grow...
With 80% of the 120 companies it tracks having reported first quarter 2012 results, research firm Retail Metrics says that retailers who beat earnings estimates are up 5% year-over-year for the...
Retailers are reporting April same-store sales today and it looks like the predictions for modest growth will come true. Research firm Retail Metrics Inc. forecast that same-store sales would grow by...
The research firm Retail Metrics is out signaling better than expected retail sales should be the norm this week when companies report their March same-store sales figures.  The report noted that...
Markets opened about flat this morning but lost ground almost immediately as new home sales data came in weaker than expected. Then came a report that Iranian crude shipments were falling as a result...
Retailers have been posting same-store sales figures for February this morning, and most are posting better-than-expected numbers — in some cases, much better than expected. We have reports from 15...
US retailers are reporting December same-store sales today, and here’s a wrap-up of the results as of about 10 a.m. this morning. Reports were in from Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST), Target...