[WASHINGTON] US retail sales increased more than expected in June, pointing to strong consumer spending, which could help to blunt some of the drag on the economy from weak business investment....

[WASHINGTON] US retail sales unexpectedly fell in April as households cut back on purchases of motor vehicles and a range of other goods, pointing to a slowdown in economic growth after a...

[WASHINGTON] US retail sales unexpectedly fell in February, the latest sign economic growth has shifted into low gear as stimulus from US$1.5 trillion in tax cuts and increased government spending...

[NEW YORK] Macy's is closing stores. So are JC Penney, Family Dollar, Payless ShoeSource, Victoria's Secret and Gap. On the flip side, Walmart and Target just reported their best sales...