Wednesday, August 10, 2022

All posts tagged "sales"

  • US Economy Grew at Slightly Faster 1.1 Percent in Q1

    Brexit shockwaves could spread to US economy in coming months

    • Posted June 28, 2016
  • Puerto Rico’s Lost Decade

    A Series on Economic Decline Unbeknownst to the vast majority of Puerto Rico residents, a two-week partial government shutdown in May 2006 would mark the official beginning of the long-running economic contraction that hits its 10th anniversary...

    • Posted February 18, 2016
  • US Business Stockpiles Rise in December, but Sales Fall

    WASHINGTON – U.S. businesses boosted their stockpiles slightly in December, as sales dropped sharply. This combination has stoked anxieties about weakening economic growth, as sales over the entire year dropped for the first time since the Great...

    • Posted February 12, 2016
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  • California Farmers Reap Record Sales in Record Drought

    FRESNO, Calif. – A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dwellers have been forced to conserve water, household wells have run dry and fish have died. California’s...

    • Posted February 9, 2016
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  • Ford’s 2015 Pretax Profit Jumps on Stronger Sales

    DEARBORN, Mich. – Higher sales in most of the world helped Ford Motor Co. achieve a record pretax profit in 2015, but investors remain skittish that the good news won’t keep coming. Ford’s pretax profit jumped 48...

    • Posted January 28, 2016
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  • Despite Mild Weather, H&M Sales Rise Globally

    STOCKHOLM – Swedish fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz AB says fourth quarter sales grew by 14 percent as the company expanded with new shops in India, South Africa, Peru and Taiwan. CEO Karl-Johan Persson says the sales,...

    • Posted January 28, 2016
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  • After Setting iPhone Record, Apple Forecasts Rare Sales Drop

    SAN FRANCISCO – Apple is bracing for its first sales decline in 13 years, despite selling a record 74.8 million iPhones in the final three months of 2015, in what may prove to be a turning point...

    • Posted January 26, 2016
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  • Breakfast Bump: Mcdonald’s US Sales Jump 5.7 Percent

    NEW YORK – McDonald’s says offering breakfast around the clock helped jolt its sales. Sales at the world’s biggest hamburger chain rose 5.7 percent in the U.S. for the final three months of 2015, boosted by unseasonably...

    • Posted January 25, 2016
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  • Apple’s iPhone Success may be Reaching its Peak

    SAN FRANCISCO – Apple could soon face one of its biggest challenges to date: Peak iPhone. Most analysts believe Apple surpassed its own record by selling more than 74.5 million units of its flagship product in the...

    • Posted January 25, 2016
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  • Ford Blames Market Conditions, Pulls Out of Japan, Indonesia

    DETROIT – Ford Motor Co. is pulling out of Japan and Indonesia, saying that market conditions in each country have made it difficult to grow sales or make sustained profits. “Japan is the most closed, developed auto...

    • Posted January 25, 2016
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