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October Chain-Store Sales Rise 4.1%

NEW YORK—Chain-store sales and department stores in the United States posted a gain of 4.1% for the fiscal month of October on a year-over-year basis according to a tally compiled by the Inte

October Sales End in a Downer

NEW YORK – As October ended, retailers continued to deal with turbulent sales. For the week ending November 2, 2013, weekly retail sales declined by 0.6%.

Shopping Saw an Abrupt Upswing Last Week

NEW YORK— Columbus Day, cooler weather, and the federal government back in business – motivated consumers to shop last week.

September Chain-Store Sales Post 4% Gain

NEW YORK—U.S. chain-store sales posted a gain of 4.0% for the fiscal month of September on a year-over-year basis.

Retailers Report Strong January Sales Despite Payroll Tax Rise

NEW YORK — In further evidence that the economy's private sector is gaining steam, U.S. chain-store retailers sizzled in January, posting a gain of 4.5% compared to last year.

CyberWeek Breaks Retail Records

comScore e-commerce without travel (retail only)
Online big sales days. Source: comScore

RESTON, Va. — With a 22 percent increase in e-commerce sales from last year, Monday, November 28 saw the heaviest online retail buying on record.

Goldman Booted From DNKN Offering

Vampire squid with a donut in tentacles, photoshopped in
Vampire squid with donut in tentacles

The rich aren't perfect, but they can afford a multi-million dollar mistake.

Analyst Compares Dunkin' Brands to Boston Chicken

International Business Times recently published a follow-up piece to its July 28th article on Dunkin's IPO. IBT's article references last week's analyst coverage initiation of Dunkin' stock and the sell downgrade issued by lead underwriter Goldman Sachs. 

Goldman Sachs Buys Applebee's Franchise

Goldman Sachs World Headquarters, New Jersey
Goldman Sachs building in Jersey City, New Jersey. photo/nesstar

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — Applebee's largest franchisee announced today that private equity firm Goldman Sachs Capital Partners is investing in its franchise.