The latest readings on overall November sales are a reminder not to put much credence in early estimates of holiday shopping
Remember that whole government shutdown? Turns out retail sales were great in October.
First jobs, now retail sales. Maybe this economy has more momentum than people realized.
Thought you would see consumer spending collapse after the post-fiscal cliff tax hikes? Nah, didn't happen.
January sales at major chain retailers held up nicely, though it is too soon to draw firm conclusions about how higher payroll taxes will affect consumers.
Black Friday sales may make for fun stories, but they tell us virtually nothing about the economy