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US retail sales crawl upward in October led by online shopping

...barely-there inflation kept overall retail sales growth muted.The Commerce Department said Friday that retail sales rose a seasonally adjusted 0...extent of consumer spending, as the retail sales report is not adjusted for price...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-13/us-retail-sales-crawl-upwa
Fed keeps rate at record low but will consider an increase at its next meeting in December

...decided, for a rate hike in September.Since then, the outlook has dimmed further, with lower job gains and weak retail sales and factory output. Also, inflation has fallen further from the 2 percent target because of falling energy prices...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-28/fed-keeps-rate-record-low-
Walmart, Home Depot respond to online shoppers' increasing demands for speedy delivery

...online sales are expected to increase 12 percent to $371 billion this year, accounting for 10 percent of overall retail sales, says Forrester Research. But as online shopping grows, so does the impatience of shoppers who want their orders...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-16/walmart-home-depot-respond
US retail sales rise 0.1 pct. in September; auto gains offset drop in gas station spending

...materials and online outlets.Retail sales rose just 0.1 percent last month...raised questions about whether retail sales and consumer demand can sustain...the coming months.The September retail sales report hinted at lukewarm demand...

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

...Commerce Department said Tuesday that retail sales rose 0.2 percent last month...dealers and dining establishments.Retail sales have been fed this year by solid...since 2001. Nearly a fifth of all retail sales tracked by the government come...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-15/autos-and-restaurants-push
Business events scheduled for the coming week

...events on the eve of the Frankfurt Auto Show press days.TUESDAY, Sept. 15WASHINGTON - Commerce Department releases retail sales data for August, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases industrial production for August, 9:15 a.m.; Commerce...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-11/business-events-scheduled-
Despite decline in hunters, trapping industry growing

...2015-2016 deer season.Deer and doves are the most popular game species in the state. Hunters account for $977 million in retail sales in Georgia each year with a $1.6 billion ripple effect and almost 24,000 jobs. POND MANAGEMENT: The city of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2015-09-05/despite-declin
US retail sales rose in July, aided by autos and restaurants

...anchored by an improving job market.Retail sales climbed 0.6 percent last month...a muted start to 2015. Greater retail sales could help boost overall economic...In the past 12 months, total retail sales have risen 2.4 percent. That...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-13/us-retail-sales-rose-july-
Business events scheduled for the coming week

...Treasury releases federal budget for October, 2 p.m.FRIDAY, Nov. 13WASHINGTON - Commerce Department releases retail sales data for October, 8:30 a.m.; Labor Department releases the Producer Price Index for October, 8:30 a.m...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-06/business-events-scheduled-
As pessimism of consumers grows, US economy shrinks

...restaurants dipped in September after a flat reading in August. Though Americans are snapping up cars at a solid pace, retail sales excluding autos have fallen for two months.Scott Brown, chief economist at Raymond James, said "middle and lower-end...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-30/pessimism-consumers-grows-