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Retailers brace as virus bears down on consumers and economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — LaTonya Story is every retailer’s worst fear. With the viral pandemic re-surging through the country and the economy under threat, Story has decided to slash her ho...

US retail sales regain pre-virus pace but slowdown is likely

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans increased their retail purchases by 1.2% in July, with solid gains in appliances and clothing, restoring sales to their level before the viral pandemic erupted in March. ...

Evidence of virus' effect on US economy grows more ominous

WASHINGTON (AP) — Evidence of the coronavirus' devastating impact on the U.S. economy has been steadily emerging, and the signs have grown ominous. Sales at stores and restaurants p...

US retailers hope higher pay will buy more efficient workers

WASHINGTON (AP) — America's retailers, struggling to fill jobs, have been raising pay to try to keep and attract enough employees. Now, some stores want something in return: A more efficient worker. ...

US retailers hope higher pay will buy more efficient workers

WASHINGTON (AP) — America's retailers, struggling to fill jobs, have been raising pay to try to keep and attract enough employees. Now, some stores want something in return: A more efficient worker. ...

US retailers hope higher pay will buy more efficient workers

WASHINGTON (AP) — America's retailers, struggling to fill jobs, have been raising pay to try to keep and attract enough employees. Now, some stores want something in return: A more efficient worker. ...