The economy grew faster than first thought in the second quarter, showing enough momentum to possibly allow the Fed to raise interest rates this year.
Valeant will pay about $1 billion to buy Sprout Pharmaceuticals, the maker of the first prescription drug intended to boost sexual desire in women.
Consumer prices rose slightly in July as gas and food prices increased a bit, but jumps in shelter costs suggested inflation pressures were stabilizing.
Target raised its full-year earnings forecast and reported its sixth straight rise in quarterly sales, driven by demand for home products and apparel.
Google is promising its wireless router will be sleeker, more reliable, more secure and easier to use than other long-established alternatives.
Online and in line, retailers are trying to figure out one thing -- how to shorten the gap between intent and purchase.
McDonald's, which is to offer all-day breakfasts starting this fall, is the top choice for 'Breakfastarians,' who crave breakfast food at any hour.
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Retail sales rebounded in July as households boosted purchases of a broad range of goods, suggesting momentum in the economy early in the third quarter.
Believe it or not, this big success on the auto-dealing scene is Costco. Here's what would-be car buyers are getting from the retail giant these days.
Discount Tire and America's Tire chains are recalling nearly 80,000 light truck and SUV replacement tires because the tread can separate.
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For American consumers who have become used to flat or even falling prices, an unfamiliar sight has emerged in the economy: Inflation is ticking up.
Consumer confidence fell to its lowest level since September. Consumers are worried about the job market and rattled by events in Greece and China.
The 'buy what you know' mantra worked for legendary mutual fund investor Peter Lynch. And though it still works, sometimes even simple things don't pan out.
Walmart, which discounted about 2,000 items Wednesday, says the last three days have been been some of its best ever for online orders.
People rent homes, cars and movies because not everyone has a bank account with unlimited funds. What's more, renting and returning may be a better option.
Breaking up is suddenly not hard to do if you are a huge consumer products company, as execs now see divestitures as a way to generate shareholder value.
U.S. wholesalers boosted their stockpiles in May by the largest amount in six months, while sales rose by a modest amount.
Stocks closed higher Wednesday, though indexes ended off session highs as energy stocks fell and Greece's debt crisis showed no clear sign of resolution.
The government is seeking to stop Electrolux from buying GE's appliance division, saying the combined company would dominate sales of kitchen appliances.