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April retail sales worst since 2009

NEW YORK — Americans’ spending — much like the economy — continues to yo-yo. Major retailers such as Costco and Macy’s reported on Thursday that April revenue rose less that 1 percent in the worst performance since 2009 when the ...

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Holiday discounts crimp retailers’ profits

NEW YORK — Many retailers delivered solid sales gains for December, but heavy discounts needed to get shoppers to buy exacted a high price, clouding the holiday shopping season. Merchants had to mark down coats and other gifts to get ...

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Trade group: Holiday shoppers step up buying

NEW YORK — Shoppers came out again to seriously shop last week, after taking breather from a record spending spree over the Thanksgiving weekend, according to one measure Sales at stores opened at least a year rose 3.4 percent for ...

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Bargain shopping sparks September surge

NEW YORK — September offered the latest sign that Americans will shop, but only when they think they’re getting a deal. The International Council of Shopping Centers said Thursday that revenue rose 5.5 percent in September, with several retailers including ...

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Retail trade group sees modest holiday sales gain

NEW YORK — The National Retail Federation, the nation’s largest retail trade group, expects winter holiday sales to rise 2.8 percent to $465.6 billion this year. That would be smaller than 2010’s 5.2 percent increase, but it’s higher than the average ...

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Retailers report muted May revenue growth

NEW YORK — Shoppers are showing signs of pulling back on spending on discretionary items like clothing and home goods as gasoline and groceries eat up more of their paychecks. Those pressures led many retailers on Thursday to report only ...

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Melody Simmons’ real estate notebook, 5/27/11

News this week that Trout Daniel & Associates has teamed up with Manekin LLC to lease a new mixed-use development at Park Place in Bel Air is adding to the real estate blitz now underway in Harford County because of ...

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National Harbor adds $100M Tanger Factory Outlet complex

National Harbor will be adding a $100 million retail outlet as part of a plan by its developers to expand the convention and resort complex into a one-stop shop for visitors. Tanger Outlets at National Harbor is expected to be ...

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