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FILE - In this April 1, 2020 photo, a "For Sale" sign stands in front of a home that is in the process of being sold in Monroe, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
WRVA News
August 25, 2020 - 11:50 am
By MATT OTT AP Business Writer SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Sales of new homes jumped again in July, rising 13.9% as the housing market continues to gain traction following a spring downturn caused by pandemic-related lockdowns. The Commerce Department reported Tuesday that July's gain propelled sales...
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FILE - In this June 25, 2020 file photo, a price sign is displayed at a retail store as a store employee wears a mask while working in Niles, Ill.  (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
AP News
August 14, 2020 - 9:44 am
Americans increased their retail purchases by 1.2% in July.
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FILE - A detail of a label on a bottle of Clorox bleach is displayed in a supermarket, in Walpole, Mass. in a In this Aug. 1, 2011 file photo. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
(AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
AP News
August 03, 2020 - 9:48 am
Sales at Clorox jumped 22% in its most recent quarter with millions of people growing more vigilant about cleaning routines in the pandemic.
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AP News
July 24, 2020 - 1:04 pm
US new home sales jump 13.8% in June
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FILE - In this May 7, 2020 file photo a woman sitting on a stoop reading a book in the sun is seen reflected by a closed clothing store's window on West Broadway in the SoHo neighborhood of the Manhattan borough in New York.
(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, file)
AP News
June 16, 2020 - 11:51 am
US retail sales up a record 17.7% in a partial rebound
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks about the coronavirus during news conference at the State Department in Washington on Wednesday, May 6, 2020. (Kevin Lamarque/Pool Photo via AP)
(Kevin Lamarque/Pool Photo via AP)
AP News
May 18, 2020 - 2:23 pm
Congressional Democrats say the State Department watchdog fired by President Donald Trump last week was investigating possible impropriety in a massive arms sales to Saudi Arabia last year.
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Shoppers walks past a sign encouraging masks at SouthPark Mall, Wednesday, May 13, 2020, in Strongsville, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
(AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
AP News
May 15, 2020 - 10:22 am
U.S. retail sales tumbled by a record 16.4% from March to April as business shutdowns caused by the coronavirus kept shoppers away.
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FILE - This Oct. 16, 2019, file photo shows a sign at a General Motors facility in Langhorne, Pa.
(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
AP News
May 06, 2020 - 9:37 am
With factories dark, GM profit slumps 88%; 2Q likely worse
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FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2018 file photo, a Powerball lottery sign displays the lottery prizes at a convenience store in Chicago. Lottery jackpots are going to shrink as the coronavirus pandemic tamps down lottery sales. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh File)
(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh File)
AP News
March 26, 2020 - 11:48 am
Lottery sales are down across the country. Read about how that means jackpots are not climbing as high.
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FILE - In this June 7, 2017 file photo, shoppers look at merchandise at a Victoria's Secret store.  (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)
(AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)
AP News
February 20, 2020 - 9:49 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Victoria's Secret, beset by falling sales and uncomfortable questions about its billionaire founder who has run the company for five decades, is being sold. The company's owner, L Brands, said that the private-equity firm Sycamore Brands will buy 55% of Victoria's Secret for about $...
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