TITLE

Hope for the holidays

AUTHOR(S)
Steidtmann, Carl
PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Progressive Grocer;9/1/2004, Vol. 83 Issue 12, p78
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents views on retail sales for the Christmas season in the U.S. in 2004. Number of jobs added from January to June; Implications of an increase in gasoline prices and cost benefits for wages; Percent increase in food prices since 2003.
ACCESSION #
14441983

 

Related Articles

  • EMPLOYMENT AND WAGE RATES IN RETAIL TRADE SUBSEQUENT TO THE 1961 AMENDMENTS OF THE FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT. Shkurti, William J.; Fleisher, Belton M. // Southern Economic Journal;Jul68, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p37 

    The purpose of this paper is to survey the evidence pertaining to the effects of the legislation on employment and wage rates.
    The history of controversy over the economic effects of minimum wage legislation is well known and need not be recounted here. Evidence that the controversy is not...

  • All we want for Christmas is massive job creation.  // Caribbean Business;11/27/2014, Vol. 42 Issue 46, p20 

    The author reflects on the demand of job creating in the retail industry for Christmas season in Puerto Rico. The author states that the government had imposed higher taxes to the retail stores into the holiday season despite of low sales. The author cites the decline rate of consumer confidence...

  • Amid Uncertainty, Shoppers Express Optimism. MCINDOE, JOHN // SN: Supermarket News;2/20/2012, Vol. 60 Issue 8, p30 

    The article reveals the optimism of shoppers about the economy and their personal financial situations amid economic uncertainty, according to the Fourth Quarter 2011 MarketPulse quarterly research released by SymphonyIRI. Shoppers expect improvement in job stability and an increase in gasoline...

  • Rising Gas Prices Have Retailers Reeling.  // Convenience Store News;9/13/2004, Vol. 40 Issue 12, p18 

    The article focuses on the impact of rising gas prices on retailers and the convenience store industry. Despite the slowdown of such macroeconomic indicators as durable goods, industrial production, total retail sales and employment, the percentage of retailers citing positive current and...

  • RETAIL.  // Business North Carolina;Feb2005, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p54 

    Presents statistical data of various economic indicators in the retail trade industry in North Carolina, as of January 2005. Employment and wage condition in the industry; Gross sales of retail companies in the state; Top retail establishments in the state.

  • editor's comment. Rees, David // Convenience Store;10/14/2011, p5 

    The author argues that the October 2011 rise in the national minimum wage (NMW) in Great Britain is unnecessary and that it is likely to harm employment in the independent retail sector. He talks about the difficulty of driving sales during troubled economic times and the challenges retailers...

  • The Numbers.  // New Hampshire Business Review;10/3/2003, Vol. 25 Issue 21, p21A 

    Presents a set of graphs and tables about various trends in the business sector covering the periods from 2001 to 2003. Retail trade employment; Non-agricultural employment; Average weekly earnings of production workers in manufacturing; Existing home sales; Median sales price of existing-homes...

  • BUSINESS IS ROBUST.  // Aqua;May2012, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p59 

    The article offers information related to the performance of the service industry based from the results of the polls. According to respondents the increase rates in 2011 was induced by the rise in gas prices. It mentions the growing trend toward hiring which reflects the general health of the...

  • INBRIEF. Yong Lim // Bond Buyer;4/15/2009, Vol. 368 Issue 33098, p2 

    The article offers news briefs in the U.S. The country's retail sales data in March 2009 shows continued weakness in the economy consistent with the ongoing recession. A report indicates that seasonal factors deepened the decline in gasoline prices, while increasing price sensitivity pulled food...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics