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  • Tiffany’s Holiday Sales Fall, Weak Conditions Remain

    NEW YORK – Tiffany reported a worldwide decline in jewelry sales during the holiday period as consumer spending remained tepid in an uncertain global economy. The company reported a 9 percent drop in global same-store sales, or...

    • Posted January 19, 2016
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  • Holiday Sales Report Shows Challenge for 2016

    NEW YORK – Holiday shoppers flocked online during the critical holiday shopping season, but overall sales in November and December were disappointing. Sales rose 3 percent to about $626.14 billion, according to The National Retail Federation. That’s...

    • Posted January 15, 2016
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  • US Business Stockpiles and Sales Fall in November

    WASHINGTON – U.S. businesses reduced their stockpiles in November, as sales also slipped. The decline in inventories among manufacturers and merchant wholesalers could fan worries about economic growth slowing at the end of 2015. November business inventories...

    • Posted January 15, 2016
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  • US Retail Sales Dipped in Dec.; Low Gas Prices Key Factor

    WASHINGTON – Americans tapered off from shopping toward the end of the holiday season, while lower gasoline prices cut into overall retail sales in December. The Commerce Department said Friday that retail sales dipped a seasonally adjusted...

    • Posted January 15, 2016
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  • Best Buy Reports Weak Holiday Shopping Results, Outlook

    NEW YORK – Best Buy’s shares sank Thursday after the nation’s largest consumer electronics chain reduced its sales outlook for the fourth-quarter as it reported weak holiday business in mobile phones and personal devices. The Minneapolis-based company...

    • Posted January 14, 2016
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  • Markets to Face Slowing Company Profits After China Tumult

    NEW YORK – Tumult in China triggered the worst opening week for U.S. stocks in history, and this week investors could get plenty more to worry about. Profits are expected to drop at U.S. companies. Again. Earnings...

    • Posted January 11, 2016
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  • Obama says he’ll Attend Detroit Auto Show Later this Month

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama plans to celebrate the resurgent U.S. auto industry by visiting the North American International Auto Show in Detroit this month. The industry was in danger of collapse when Obama took office in...

    • Posted January 9, 2016
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  • Toys R Us Holds its own Against Online Holiday Competition

    NEW YORK – Toys R Us reported stronger holiday sales despite intense competition from online retailers such as Amazon.com. The company said Friday that sales at stores open at least a year rose 2 percent from Nov....

    • Posted January 8, 2016
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  • Scandal-hit Volkswagen Sees 2015 Sales Fall 2%

    FRANKFURT, Germany – German automaker Volkswagen says its global sales fell 2 percent last year as it struggled with a scandal over cars it had rigged to evade diesel emissions tests in the U.S. Sales volume dropped...

    • Posted January 8, 2016
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  • Apple Stock Slumps amid iPhone Sales Worries

    SAN FRANCISCO – Apple fans keep buying iPhones, but Wall Street keeps worrying the company won’t be able to match last year’s blistering sales pace. Shares in the world’s most valuable company have fallen more than 15...

    • Posted January 6, 2016
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