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Thanks to a boost in sales in the girls’ segment fueled by Disney Princess dolls, Hasbro Inc. experienced 24.1 percent growth in profit and 14.1 percent growth in revenue in the third quarter that ended Sept. 25 compared with the prior-year period, the toymaker reported Monday. more
Retail sales climbed in September by the most in three months, showing American shoppers began to spend freely again after shying away from merchants earlier in the quarter. more
Wholesale prices in the U.S. rose by more than projected in September, helped by higher costs for energy and food and indicating inflation may be picking up. more
Interior designer Nancy Taylor, founder and principal designer at Taylor Interior Design, took a circuitous route to entrepreneurship. At 17, she trained as a nurse during a time when only a handful of professions were open to women. … more
Job openings in the U.S. declined more than projected in August to the lowest level this year and hiring cooled from a month earlier, a Labor Department report showed Wednesday. more
U.S. household expectations for inflation in three years’ time fell last month, according to a Federal Reserve Bank of New York survey, while views on future spending bounced back. more
Gasoline prices in Rhode Island and Massachusetts rose 3 cents this week, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
A commercial block on Angell Street in Wayland Square has been sold to Squaremed Associates LLC, for $4.65 million, according to Capstone Properties, which represented the seller. more
Consumer sentiment last week eased to the second-lowest level since mid-December as Americans’ perceptions of their finances and the buying climate dimmed, according to figures from the Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index released Thursday. more
American service companies expanded in September at the fastest rate in almost a year, returning the economy’s biggest segment to a steady growth path after a slump in the prior month. more
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