Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
Retailers report modest gains for April Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
US home building is surging, but job growth isn't The resurgent U.S. housing market has sent builders calling again for Richard Vap, who owns a drywall installation company. Vap would love to help - if he could hire enough qualified people. "There is a shortage of manpower," says Vap, owner of South Valley Drywall in Littleton, Colo. More
US casino revenue up nearly 5 percent in 2012 Things are looking up for most of the nation’s commercial casinos, as gambling revenue increased by nearly 5 percent last year and jobs held roughly steady. According to the annual survey of casinos by the American Gaming Association, America’s nontribal casinos took in $37.3 billion from gamblers last year, an increase of 4.8 percent over 2011. More
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Retail trade growth to soften in December; trade turnover to increase the food and household goods sectors recorded year-on-year sales growth of 5.5% to August 2014. Retail trade turnover ($millions). Source: Deloitte. “Looking ahead to Christmas, the AFGC CHEP Retail Index indicates the trading year will finish weaker ... 10/27/2014 - 2:34 pm | View Link
Retail trade growth to slow in December quarter This year’s warmer than usual winter has been blamed for weak clothing sales, as reflected in Australian ... the AFGC CHEP Retail Index indicates the trading year will finish weaker than it began, although traditionally the food and grocery sector ... 10/27/2014 - 2:24 pm | View Link
Key December retail sales trail rest of UK THE value of Scottish retail sales in the key trading month of December was down 1.1% on a year earlier, a significantly weaker showing than that in the UK as a whole, industry figures have revealed. This "setback" for the retail sector north of the Border ... 01/14/2014 - 3:57 pm | View Link
U.K. December retail sales get online boost: BRC LONDON--U.K. retail sales ended 2013 weaker than most of the year but a boost from online non-food sales ensured they were stronger than in December 2012, a survey showed Friday. As well as showing the increasing importance of retailers' online strategy to ... 01/9/2014 - 12:50 pm | View Link
U.S. retail sales weaker than expected in December, jobless claims rise WASHINGTON – Retail sales rose at the weakest pace in seven months in December and first-time claims for jobless benefits moved higher last week, signs the economic recovery remains shaky despite a pick-up in growth. Total retail sales increased 0.1% ... 01/12/2012 - 5:25 am | View Link
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Retail Sales, December 2013 Contains a first estimate of retail sales in value and volume terms, seasonally and non-seasonally adjusted. 10/29/2014 - 5:59 am | View Website
September Retail Sales: Even Worse Than Economists's Low ... The Advance Retail Sales Report released this morning shows that sales in September came in at -0.3% (-0.32% at two decimals) month-over-month, down from 0.6% in August. 10/28/2014 - 6:32 pm | View Website
Monthly & Annual Retail Trade, Main Page Monthly Retail Trade Report. The August 2014 Monthly Retail Trade and Food Services report was released on October 15, 2014 for sales and inventories, and available as: 10/27/2014 - 1:15 am | View Website
U.S. Retail Sales Statistics: Current and Recent Retail sales fell 0.3% in September, thanks to losses in nearly every category. This is not good news for third quarter GDP. 10/26/2014 - 8:14 pm | View Website
A tanker truck carrying thousands of gallons of fuel caught fire near a Los Angeles freeway and it took 124 firefighters to knock down the flames.
City fire spokesman Brian Humphrey says the tandem truck's rear trailer, carrying around 4,800 gallons of gasoline or another fuel, overturned and caught fire around 3:30 p.m.
Ten years ago, Denver area voters approved by a 58-42 percent margin the Regional Transportation District's ambitious plan to build 122 miles of passenger rail line to link the metro area together — in just 12 years.
That construction project — known as FasTracks — would greatly expand on RTD's existing light-rail network, which began service 20 years ago, in October 1994.
The FasTracks plan, as envisioned in 2004, is still a work in progress.
As director of operations at Tiki's Grill & Bar in Waikiki, Michael Miller knows something about Hawaii's robust restaurant scene, and he said that visitor counts are up, because locals and others come to eat in Waikiki.
"Waikiki has value to it," he said.
His other observations about Hawaii's restaurant scene:
• Public transportation and new car services have helped increase the number of people who go to Waikiki to eat.
• Technology has drastically changed the way people choose their restaurants.…
The U. S. Forest Service is considering whether to lease parts of forest lands around Mount Baker so that companies could explore tapping the heat below the Earth's surface to generate electricity.
At least one company has expressed interest in 2013 in leasing about 22 square miles of federal land near the active volcano in northwest Washington for geothermal exploration.
The federal agency is proposing to do one broad environmental review of about 130 square miles in the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest to include that land as well as any future lease nominations.
The New York Mets say a former top team executive was fired for legitimate business reasons despite her allegations she lost her job because she had a child without being married.
Team Chief Operating Officer Jeffrey Wilpon made his argument on the club's behalf in court papers filed Friday in federal court in Brooklyn.
Leigh Castergine sued Wilpon and the club earlier this year.