Updated January 30 at 7:30pm
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An improving job market is the driving force behind a rebound in American consumer confidence that will probably help propel faster economic growth in 2015. more
Internet holiday shopping rose 9 percent so far today, known as Cyber Monday, slowing from the same time frame last year as Web deals failed to lure consumers. more
Workers don’t have a federal right to be paid for time spent in post-shift security searches, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a decision that will help Amazon.com Inc. fend off lawsuits seeking more than $100 million. more
Treasuries fell, led by five-year notes, as a report showed retail sales rose more than forecast last month, adding to speculation an improving U.S. economy will position the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates next year. more
“Frozen” merchandise is the most coveted toy for girls this holiday season, knocking Barbie from the No. 1 position for the first time, according to a survey from the National Retail Federation. more
NEW YORK - U.S. holiday sales rose 4 percent from a year earlier, marking the biggest increase since 2011, even amid signs of a consumer-spending slowdown in December, according to the National … more
Food4Good, a food-truck with a conscience project being developed by a Johnson & Wales University graduate, won the second Get Started Rhode Island business pitch contest, held Wednesday at the Squantum Association in East Providence. more
Walgreen Co., the largest U.S. pharmacy chain by revenue, said Tuesday that fiscal year sales rose to a record $76.4 billion after the company’s prescription drug business grew, especially from the U.S. government. more
Supervalu Inc. and the operator of the Albertsons supermarket chain, which both suffered data breaches this year, said they discovered additional attacks in the computer networks that process card payments. more
Eggs are about to get more expensive, as California moves to make sure hen houses are roomy enough to allow the birds to lay down, stand up, extend their wings and dance around. more
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