After all the hype regarding Walmart employees’ discontent with their employer and the threat of a strike on Black Friday, the long holiday weekend was saw banner sales and virtually no protest at Walmarts.
The Retail Metrics same store sales index for August was up 5.9%, for those that were reporting. That’s the biggest gain since June 2011.
WBZ News Radio’s Financial Editor Dave Caruso reports on how the job picture looks.
WBZ News Radio’s Bob Gough, in for Financial Editor Dave Caruso, reports on gloomy numbers in retail sales and housing starts.
WBZ News Radio’s Financial Editor Dave Caruso reports on the sale of Skype to Microsoft and a rise in retail sales.
WBZ News Radio’s Financial Editor Dave Caruso reports the trade deficit, retail sales and the European debt are what investors should be paying attention to this week.
WBZ New Radio’s Financial Editor Dave Caruso reports on good earnings for J.P. Morgan and a hike in March retail sales.
The Federal Reserve checks in with local businesses eight times a year to gauge how the economy is doing.
WBZ News Radio’s Bob Gough, in for Financial Editor Dave Caruso, reports retail sales gains are the weakest since last summer.
WBZ New England Business Editor Anthony Silva has details and reaction to the disappointing numbers.