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Lululemon to open store in Wayland Square in Providence

PROVIDENCE – Lululemon Athletica Inc., a retailer of athletic wear best known for women’s yoga pants, will open a third store in Rhode Island...
THE NATIONAL RETAIL FEDERATION expects U.S. retail sales growth to slow in 2019. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL NAGLE

U.S. retail sales seen slowing this year as economy cools off

NEW YORK - Retail sales growth in the United States is expected to slow down in 2019 amid cooling economic conditions, according to the National...

GoPuff begins on-demand, convenience deliveries in Providence

PROVIDENCE – Pennsylvania-based goPuff, an online convenience-retail company, has started delivery service in Providence, from noon to 4:30 a.m., seven days a week. The company...
GASOLINE PRICES CONTINUED THEIR DROP, according to AAA Northeast, as traditional seasonal lowered demand combine with increasing stocks of fuel. / COURTESY AAA NORTHEAST

Gas prices still dropping in the region

PROVIDENCE - Seasonally low demand and increasing stocks of gasoline continue to drive the price of self-serve, unleaded regular fuel down, according to AAA...
IN THE FINAL TWO months of 2018, Tiffany & Co. reported a year-over-year 1 percent decline in worldwide sales to $1.04 billion. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/VICTOR J. BLUE

Tiffany holiday sales fall short as tourists scale back spending

NEW YORK - Tiffany & Co.’s holiday performance came short of the luxury jeweler’s own expectations. The results are another sign that the Christmas season...
CVS AND WALMART have reached a deal in which Walmart will allow its stores to continue to participate in CVS’s pharmacy networks to provide prescription drugs to patients through commercial and managed Medicaid programs. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL NAGLE

Walmart, CVS resolve public spat over prescription-drug pricing

NEW YORK - CVS Health Corp. shares climbed after the resolution of a disagreement over pricing that led Walmart Inc. to cut some ties...
SHORT SELLERS have been increasing their bets that shares of Tiffany & Co. will decline following the company's holiday sales report. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/VICTOR J. BLUE

Tiffany investors brace for more blues as holiday report looms

NEW YORK - Et Tu, Tiffany & Co.? That’s the question that appears to be on investors’ minds as the upscale retailer gets ready to...

Job Lot sales audit coordinator arrested for alleged theft of $20K

SCITUATE – Jennifer L. Cotrone, a former sales audit coordinator and 18-year employee at Ocean State Job Lot, has been arrested on felony charges...
THE BLOOMBERG Consumer Comfort Index declined to 58.5 last week from 59.5 as a measure of ratings about personal finances also fell to a four-month low. /BLOOMBERG NEWS/VICTOR J. BLUE

U.S. consumer comfort falls to four-month low on finance outlook

NEW YORK - A measure of Americans’ sentiment fell to a four-month low as gauges of views on personal finances and the national economy...
OCEAN STATE JOB LOT has acquired six former Toys R Us stores on the East Coast and leased another in Massachusetts. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

Ocean State Job Lot expands into former East Coast Toys R...

PROVIDENCE – Ocean State Job Lot has purchased six former Toys R Us stores on the East Coast and leased another, the company announced...
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