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U.K. Retail"s Busy Complaints Department

Retailers constantly get flak from investors for blaming shoddy sales on bad weather. This year, store owners in the U.K. have a longer list of excuses......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjJan 12th, 2019

Retail Sales Increase In May; E-Commerce A Highlight

Americans opened their wallets in May, giving the economy a boost. Retail and restaurant sales were up 0.5% month-over-month and 3.2% higher year-over-year, the Commerce Department said Friday. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 14th, 2019

The Fed: Retail sales look strong, with a solid gain in May and an upward revision to prior month

Retail sales rose 0.5% in May and were revised up sharply in the prior month, the Commerce Department said Friday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 14th, 2019

Police: Don"t call us with Taco Bell complaint

A police department in Louisiana is reminding people that it's there to serve, just not handle customer service complaints about Taco Bell......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 5th, 2019

ALDOT launches expansion on major Tuscaloosa thoroughfare

A major upgrade is in the works for a busy four-lane road in Tuscaloosa. The Alabama Department of Transportation is purchasing the right of way as part of the expansion of McFarland Boulevard (U.S. 82) from State Route 69 to Rice Mine Road. Constr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 23rd, 2019

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Surges On China News

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Surges On China News Retail sales unexpectedly dipped 0.2% in February, the Commerce Department reported Monday. Outside of autos, retail sales fell 0.4%. The softer-than-expected data conti.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsApr 2nd, 2019

Wisconsin-based ShopKo to close remaining stores in June

Wisconsin-based retail chain Shopko Stores plans to close its remaining 120 department stores by mid-June......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 18th, 2019

Wisconsin-based ShopKo to close remaining stores in June

Wisconsin-based retail chain Shopko Stores plans to close its remaining 120 department stores by mid-June. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 18th, 2019

Debenhams rejects Sports Direct complaints about its disclosure

British department store Debenhams on Wednesday rejected what it said were "unfounded and self-serving complaints" from shareholder Sports Direct about its communications to the market before it warned on profit earlier this month......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 13th, 2019

The Death of Retail Sales May Have Been Premature

The U.S. Department of Commerce reported that total retail sales posted a seasonally adjusted gain of 0.2%, but that was better than expected......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMar 11th, 2019

Frontier Airlines struggles with on-time landings, complaints in February

Frontier Airlines slipped for the third straight month in landing flights on time, while United Airlines ranked as the top airline at Denver International Airport in February, according to the monthly U.S. Department of Transportation report release.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 26th, 2018

U.S. Investigating AT&T and Verizon Over Wireless Collusion Claim

Complaints to the Justice Department allege that the companies and a standards group worked together to restrict eSIM technology, a cardless way to easily switch carriers......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytApr 20th, 2018

Every Bon-Ton department store is closing

The retail apocalypse has claimed another victim......»»

Category: topSource: moneyApr 19th, 2018

Bye-Bye, Bon-Ton: Liquidation Is Coming

After a last-minute rescue plan went nowhere, Bon-Ton is preparing to liquidate itself, becoming the first department-store casualty of the recent retail apocalypse......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 18th, 2018

Bon-Ton Set to Become the Latest Retailer to Go Out of Business Entirely

No white knight came to the department store's rescue after all. Retail’s bloodletting continues. Department store operator Bon-Ton Stores is heading to federal bankruptcy court on Wednesday where a judge is likely to accept a winnin.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 18th, 2018

With Retail Spending on the Rise, Auto Parts and Supplies Look Hot.

With Retail Spending on the Rise, Auto Parts and Supplies Look Hot. On Monday, the U.S. Commerce Department released the latest retail sales figures and for the first t.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytApr 17th, 2018

Retail sales rebound after 3 months of declines

U.S. consumers bounced back in March and bought more cars, furniture and appliances after three months of slightly declining sales. The Commerce Department says retail sales rose 0.6 percent last month, the largest increase since November......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 16th, 2018

Slideshow: Best and worst airlines for customer complaints in 2017

When it came to the rate of customer complaints about airlines in 2017, passengers were feeling the love for Southwest Airlines. Southwest had the lowest rate of passenger complaints officially filed with the U.S. Department of Transportation last .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 10th, 2018

Retail defaults hit a record high in the first quarter, says Moody"s

Retail defaults hit an alltime high in the first quarter at 28, compared with 23 in the same period a year ago, Moody's Investors Service said Tuesday. The latest two were from troubled department store chain Sears Holdi.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 10th, 2018

Best and worst airlines for customer complaints in 2017 (SLIDESHOW)

When it came to the rate of customer complaints about airlines in 2017, passengers were feeling the love for Southwest Airlines. Southwest (NYSE: LUV) had the lowest rate of passenger complaints officially filed with the U.S. Department of Transp.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 10th, 2018

Dayton Mall set to lose major tenant

Elder-Beerman, a department store chain that got its start in Dayton, is feeling the pains of a changing retail environment. The company, now part of Bon-Ton Inc., is shutting down its Dayton Mall store, as well as a fulfillment center in West Jefferson.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 9th, 2018