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Rhode Island was one of four New England states that saw sales of single-family homes increase year over year in February, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest Beige Book report on the economy. more
NEW YORK - U.S. holiday sales grew at their fastest pace in almost a decade, lifted by a strengthening economy and consumers spreading out their purchases over a longer season, according to … more
Sometimes a teddy bear just won’t cut it. In an era of iPhones, PlayStations and touchscreen tablets, toymakers are pulling out all the stops to hold the attention of today’s little humans. more
Ryan S. McCarthy, director of global customer experience for Retail Solutions Inc. in Providence, talked with Providence Business News about the company, and its partnerships with local universities. The company tracks retailer data. more
Black Friday’s death has been greatly exaggerated before. This year, not so much. more
NEW YORK - U.S. shoppers spent 2.4 percent more during the weekend before the Christmas holiday this year, giving a boost to retailers in the final days of 2014. Purchases during the so-called … more
Amazon.com Inc. and other retailers are on pace to sell more products online than ever this holiday season, aided by early promotions and investments in delivery systems that helped avoid the widespread shipping delays of last year. more
Cyber Monday sales growth is slowing as consumers embrace the convenience of online shopping, spreading out their purchases instead of being lured by one-day specials. more
The U.S. economy expanded at a faster pace in the third quarter than previously reported, reflecting a smaller hit from efforts to rein in bloated inventories. more
For the fifth week in a row, gasoline prices have increased in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, according to AAA Northeast. more
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