U.S. Retail Sales Leapt 1.6 Pct. Last Month, Most In 2 ½ YearsAmericans increased their spending at retailers last month by the most in two and a half years, driven by strong auto sales as residents of hurricane-ravaged areas replaced destroyed cars.
Google Buys HTC's Pixel Team In $1.1B Bet On DevicesGoogle is biting off a big piece of device manufacturer HTC for $1.1 billion to expand its efforts to build phones, speakers and other gadgets equipped with its arsenal of digital services.
America's Team: Cowboys Tickets Most In DemandAccording to StubHub's data heading into the 2017 season the Cowboys easily maintained their top spot.
Toyota Sold 10.2 Million Vehicles Worldwide, Fewer Than VWToyota has relinquished the title of the world's biggest automaker, reporting Monday that it sold 10.175 million vehicles worldwide in 2016, fewer than Volkswagen's 10.31 million.
China Auto Market Has Bumper Year But 2017 Outlook Is WeakerChina's auto market had a bumper year in 2016 as sales grew by 15 percent, with drivers rushing to buy cars before a tax break expired at the end of the year.
Thanksgiving Shoppers Spent Less Due To DiscountsThanksgiving weekend shoppers picked up hot toys, TVs and new Apple products, buying both online and in stores, but spent less per person because of rampant discounting that they've come to demand.
Top 5 Things You Should Buy On Black FridayA shopping blogger said there are some deals where the product is limited and you'll need to show-up in person and likely early.
Craft Breweries Keep Opening Despite Dip In SalesSales growth for craft beers dipped out of double digits for the first time in 6 years, according to the Brewers Association.
Wells Fargo Fined $185 Million For Improper Account OpeningsCalifornia and federal regulators fined Wells Fargo a combined $185 million on Thursday, alleging the bank's employees illegally opened millions of unauthorized accounts for their customers in order to meet aggressive sales goals.
Ahead Of Amazon Prime Day, Wal-Mart Tries To Move InWal-Mart is trying to get a jump on Amazon's second annual sales bonanza. The world's largest retailer is offering a free 30-day trial on its two-day unlimited shipping service, and an extra month free for paying members.
Chipotle Says Sales Recovering, But Down 26 Percent In Feb.Chipotle says sales were down 26 percent for February and that it expects to report a loss for the first quarter as it works to recover from a series of food scares.
Amazon Holiday Shipping, Christmas Eve Deliveries Set RecordAmazon says it shipped a record number of items worldwide for the holidays, with Christmas Eve the biggest day ever for deliveries using the company's Prime Now service