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US retail sales crawl upward in October led by online shopping

...retailers had been expecting a busy holiday season, as auto dealers saw sales slip last month.But retail earnings that...20.1 percent over the past 12 months. Spending at auto dealers fell 0.5 percent last month, although sales have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-13/us-retail-sales-crawl-upwa
US retail sales rise 0.1 pct. in September; auto gains offset drop in gas station spending

...the stronger dollar, causing sales volume to look artificially lower despite a continued appetite for these goods.Auto dealers enjoyed a busy September. The industry said it sold 1.44 million cars and light trucks last month, up 15.8 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-14/us-retail-sales-rise-01-pc
Autos and restaurants push US retail sales higher in August

...solid hiring has translated into surges in spending at auto dealers and dining establishments.Retail sales have been fed...months - has translated into a surge of spending at auto dealers and restaurants. The U.S. economy has become increasingly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-15/autos-and-restaurants-push
US retail sales rose in July, aided by autos and restaurants

...the second quarter, as opposed to the 2.3 percent estimate announced last month by the government.Purchases at auto dealers rose 1.4 percent in July, while restaurants and building materials stores both recorded a 0.7 percent gain. Shopping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-13/us-retail-sales-rose-july-
ADP to add 450 jobs, expand campus in Augusta

...Augusta center, and those jobs are published on the Web site as they become open.A year ago, the ADP unit that handled auto dealer financing moved out of the Flowing Wells Road building to the Wells Fargo Building in downtown Augusta. It was renamed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-15/adp-add-450-jobs-expand-ca
US retail sales dropped 3 percent in June, as Americans spend less on cars, clothes and furniture

...Building material sales fell 1.3 percent. Online and catalog retailers had a 0.4 percent drop in sales.Sales at auto dealers fell 1.1 percent, but that drop came after a big gain in the previous month. Auto purchases reached the highest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-14/us-retail-sales-dropped-3-
Solid hiring expected for June as US job market nears normal

...reached 101.4, matching March's figure for the second-highest level since the recession.That's good news for auto dealers and real estate agents. Auto sales jumped to nearly a 10-year high in May. The National Automobile Dealers Association...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-02/solid-hiring-expected-june
Federal Reserve reports moderate economic growth

...at a moderate pace in most regions of the country in April and May as consumers ramped up spending at retailers and auto dealers, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday.In its latest survey of business conditions around the country, the Fed said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-03/federal-reserve-reports-mo
Some jobs at Wal-Mart will get pay raises

...hourly retail workers in a non-supervisory role earn, according to government data that includes people who work at auto dealers and other outlets that would likely pay more than discounters like Wal-Mart. But it's above the $9.93 average...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-02/some-jobs-wal-mart-will-ge
Why US job growth isn't boosting the economy and cheap gas isn't powering spending

...builders broke ground on 17 percent fewer homes between January and February. Shoppers skipped visits to the mall and auto dealers, choosing instead to crank up the thermostat. Retail sales fell in January and February.STRONG DOLLAR: Many U...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-05/why-us-job-growth-isnt-boo