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Tag Archives: Retail

BWI goes upscale with arrival of new retail spots, restaurants (access required)

The look inside BWI is increasingly local and upscale. Travelers can dine on crab cakes at two Maryland seafood joints, sip Maryland beers from DuClaw Brewing Co., or relax in a new, locally owned lounge at the end of Concourse ...

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Companies pulled back on job postings in April

WASHINGTON — U.S. businesses advertised fewer jobs in April than the previous month, a sign that hiring could remain weak in the coming months. Employers posted 3 million job openings, down from 3.1 million from March, the Labor Department said ...

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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 (access required)

Maryland’s real estate community is already gussying up for the party of the year on May 23 — in Las Vegas. At least 800 are expected to show up at the Encore Beach Club, part of the Wynn Resort complex, ...

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Getaways: The Baltimore Museum of Industry (access required)

Embrace your inner 4-year-old and climb up into the padded seat of a big truck cab. Or a police car. This Saturday, the Baltimore Museum of Industry has its big truck day event, which should draw in kids from all ages ...

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Retail sales up for 10th straight month in April

WASHINGTON — Consumers spent more on gasoline, clothing and autos in April, pushing retail sales up for a 10th straight month. But much of the gain came from a surge in gasoline and food prices. Retail sales rose 0.5 percent ...

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