Trends and Analysis
Overall consumer prices were flat.
— Dec 17, 2013
The retailer has new owners — and a lot of changes in the pipeline.
— Dec 16, 2013
Overall retail sales rose 0.7 percent in the month.
— Dec 12, 2013
Economists and retail analysts expect moderate growth in consumer spending and retail sales heading into the first half of 2014.
— Dec 11, 2013
This year the lull appears particularly pronounced, to a degree self-inflicted by retailers and one that is bound to impact margins.
— Dec 10, 2013
Shoppers in 18 countries, mostly in Eastern and Western Europe, are ready to increase their budgets for the end-of-period for the first time since 2008.
— Dec 9, 2013