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Retail group sees solid sales growth this year

Feb. 26, 2020 12:15 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's largest retail trade group forecasts that retail sales should grow between 3.5% and 4.1% to more than $3.9 trillion this year despite uncertainty from the lingering trade war, the new virus and the presidential election. The forecast from the National Retail Federation,...

US gas prices steady at $2.53 per gallon over past 2 weeks

Feb. 23, 2020 2:00 PM EST

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline remained steady at $2.53 per gallon over the past two weeks. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that the price at the pump averages 9 cents higher than it was a year ago. The highest average price...

FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2017, file photo, gasoline prices are displayed at a Chevron station in Sacramento, Calif. The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline dropped 7 cents per gallon to $2.53 over the past two weeks. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, that gas prices responded to falling crude oil costs. The price at the pump is 19 cents higher than it was a year ago. The highest average price in the nation for regular-grade gas is $3.54 per gallon in the San Francisco Bay Area. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

Gas prices down 7 cents per gallon to $2.53 in past 2 weeks

Feb. 9, 2020 5:23 PM EST

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline dropped 7 cents per gallon to $2.53 over the past two weeks. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that gas prices responded to falling crude oil costs. The price at the pump is 19 cents higher than it...

Gas prices fall 4 cents a gallon to $2.60 in past 2 weeks

Jan. 26, 2020 5:31 PM EST

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has declined 4 cents a gallon to $2.60 over the past two weeks. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that the pump price responded to a drop in crude oil costs. The highest average price in the nation...

FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2019, file photo Robin Hazal shops at a Kohl's ahead of Black Friday in Las Vegas. The nation's largest retail trade group said Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, that holiday sales increased 4.1%, near the top end of its forecast. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Nation's largest retail trade group: holiday sales rose 4.1%

Jan. 16, 2020 12:32 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's largest retail trade group says holiday sales increased 4.1%, the top end of its forecast. The National Retail Federation had expected growth in a range of 3.8% to 4.2% for the November and December period. The growth is nearly double the 2.1% growth seen during the holiday...

In this Jan. 9, 2020, photo pick-up trucks are lined up for sale on the sales lot at Betley Chevrolet dealership in Derry, N.H. On Thursday, Jan. 16, the Commerce Department releases U.S. retail sales data for December. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Confident consumers lift US retail sales in December

Jan. 16, 2020 9:32 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. retail sales rose at a solid pace last month, evidence that Americans were willing to spend during the winter holidays after a sluggish November. The Commerce Department said Thursday that retail sales increased 0.3% in December from the previous month. Excluding sales at car dealers...

Gas prices jump 4 cents per gallon to $2.64 in past 3 weeks

Jan. 12, 2020 3:07 PM EST

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has jumped 4 cents per gallon to $2.64 over the past three weeks. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that gas prices are unlikely to continue to increase because crude oil costs have dropped. The...