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6 Great Ways to Move Slow Selling Merchandise

It happens to every retailer from time to time. No matter how well you try to forecast sales trends and manage your inventory purchasing, you end up with slow selling products that just don’t sell, or an overstock of certain items that you just bought too much of. This can happen for a variety of reasons. Perhaps an unseasonably cold ... Read More »

The market will ‘continue to see a slow melt-up,’ expert says

While recent market highs may have some concerned about valuations, several experts told CNBC on Friday they expect stocks to move higher, at least for a little while. Both the S&P 500 and Nasdaq managed to eke out new highs Friday, while the Dow Jones industrial average closed just below the flatline to snap a six-day winning streak. “We will ... Read More »

U.S. business spending picking up, but may slow in second quarter

Durable goods are seen on sale in a store in Los Angeles, California, U.S., March 24, 2017. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson New orders for U.S.-made capital goods unexpectedly fell in February, but a surge in shipments amid demand for machinery and electrical equipment supported expectations for an acceleration in business investment in the first quarter. Manufacturing is recovering from a prolonged slump, ... Read More »

UK economy to slow down, says European Commission

The UK economy will slow down sharply over the next couple of years says the European Commission. Its latest forecast says the UK economy will grow by just 1.5% this year and by 1.2% in 2018, compared to 2% last year. The Commission says the slowdown is prompted by uncertainty following last June’s Brexit vote in the UK. By contrast, ... Read More »

UK growth set to slow as Brexit fears leave business confidence ‘in the doldrums’

UK growth slowed in the first three months of the year as concerns about the global economy and the EU referendum left business confidence “in the doldrums”, according to a closely-watched survey. Markit said growth in Britain’s dominant services sector was “sluggish” in March, with new orders increasing at the slowest pace in more than three years. The Markit/CIPS UK services PMI rose ... Read More »

Citigroup markets, investment banking revenue slow: CFO

Citigroup Inc (C.N) first-quarter markets revenue is running 15 percent lower than a year earlier and its investment banking revenue is off by 25 percent, Chief Financial Officer John Gerspach said on Tuesday. “It has been a tough quarter,” Gerspach said at an investor conference. The company expects to take a $400 million charge in the quarter “to resize both ... Read More »