Good weather and a strong Memorial Day weekend helped car buyers ignore reports of recalls, pushing car and truck sales up more than ten percent in May.
Our brutal Baltimore winter is affecting many businesses, including the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland. The deep freeze has led to a drop in cookie sales.
The turkey is done. Now, the holiday shopping frenzy has started earlier than ever. Some are calling it “Brown Thursday,” as stores began opening ahead of Black Friday.
With Thanksgiving falling so late on the calendar, this is the shortest holiday shopping season since 2002—and that has stores opening earlier than ever.
Part of it is an anomaly with this year’s calendar that saw much of Labor Day weekend pushed ahead into August.
Pent up demand, low-interest rates and attractive year-end deals pushed August car sales to levels not seen in six years.
Despite dealing with signs of a slow recovery, car buyers show no signs of discouragement.
Technology that saves lives and fuel is getting better and cheaper.
Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne says government efforts on clean cars should be technology neutral.
Ford has three vehicles on the global top 10 list. Chevy Cruze also has a good showing.
Friday is the Orioles home opener. Fans are optimistic about the future–and it shows by ticket sales.
Hybrid sales leaped ahead 32 percent in the first two months of this year.