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Retail Sales Grew Less Than Expected

Lazarus Ziozis, Business Editor

January 27, 2016

Holiday sales grew less than was expected this past season. Retail sales in the United States increased by a less-than-expected 3 percent to $626.1 billion for the holiday shopping season. The National Retail Federation, the wo...

How Low Can Oil Go?

Lazarus Ziozis, Business Editor

January 27, 2016

  In the last eighteen months, the price of oil has fallen by 75 percent to a new low of $27 a barrel from over $100 a barrel. Saudi Arabia is the top crude oil exporter and continues to pump oil at full capacity.   I...

Wal-Mart Changes Strategy for Black Friday

Lazarus Ziozis, Editor

November 27, 2015

  During this Black Friday, Wal-Mart will offer deep discounts on gift items such as TVs, DVDs, and pajamas starting 6 pm on Thanksgiving at its stores until they are gone. Wal-Mart plans to offer longer term, discounts...

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