Tag "consumer spending"

August is month for being thrifty, counting resales

Over the weekend a neighbor hefted a brightly-colored plastic outdoor play set and proudly noted that

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Who does the summer home sales bounce help?

With existing home sales for May posting their best gain since 2011, as USA Today reports,

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Fourth of July stories sparkle on any business beat

Already 2014 is about half over and the Fourth of July holiday is speeding toward us

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Kick off spring by digging into lawn and garden trends

March 20 marks what might just be the most eagerly anticipated first full day of spring

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Disney’s ticket prices climb

OK, let’s bite. News that Disney is raising admission prices to its Magic Kingdom – another

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Christmas in July: Sales bells for retailers and restaurants?

The year 2013 does seem to be flying by at top speed, but a “Black Friday”

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Affordable luxury: Spotting spending trends

It’s another one of those notions that seemingly popped up out of nowhere and suddenly is

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Inside the economics of the Green Bay Packers

How much do the Green Bay Packers and Lambeau Field impact the local economy? According to

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Human interest stories in local consumer spending

As business journalists we report and write often about the larger economy and the fortunes of

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