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  • Second amendment tax holiday this weekend

    September 5, 2013 10:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Retailers are gearing up for Louisiana's annual Second Amendment Sales Tax Holiday, which starts this weekend. Consumers will not have to pay state sales tax on guns, ammunition, or hunting supplies purchased Friday, Sept. 6 through Sunday, Sept. 8. For a complete list of what... more »
  • Baton Rouge businesses hiring more workers check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 5, 2013 5:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Today's jobs report reported stronger-than-predicted gains in the economy, something which workers say is being reflected in Baton Rouge. Melissa McLain is learning the ropes from one of her new bosses at a Baton Rouge party supply store. She just started a few weeks ago. ... more »
  • US stock market falls after retail sales report

    May 13, 2013 9:04 AM

    NEW YORK- The U.S. stock market is falling in early trading to begin a week full of hints about the health of the nation's retailers. Americans boosted spending at retail stores in April, according to the Commerce Department, surprising some economists. Earlier declines on major markets were cut in half... more »
  • Shoppers disappoint retailers this holiday season

    December 26, 2012 6:15 AM

    WASHINGTON - U.S. shoppers spent cautiously this holiday season, a disappointment for retailers who slashed prices to lure people into stores and now must hope for a post-Christmas burst of spending. Sales of electronics, clothing, jewelry and home goods in the two months before Christmas increased 0.7 percent compared... more »
  • O'Neal, S. Harrell's Ferry work in last phase check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 4, 2012 5:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The final phase of construction along the O'Neal Lane corridor will start Dec. 15. It includes adding a southbound turn lane along O'Neal and improvements at the South Harrell's Ferry intersection. Retailers in the area say they are trying to hang on after years of construction... more »
  • Retailers, shoppers seem to like earlier opening check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 23, 2012 6:11 PM

    MINNEAPOLIS - The move by big retailers to open their doors at midnight on Thanksgiving night -- or even earlier -- may be here to stay. A spokeswoman at the Mall of America in Minneapolis says 30,000 people showed up for the mall's opening at midnight, compared with 20,000 last... more »
  • Retailers are starting Christmas early

    November 8, 2012 5:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, with several stores already stocking the shelves with holiday items. According to the National Retail Federation nearly 40 percent of holiday shoppers get started around Halloween. Retailers seem more than happy supply the demand. But not everyone... more »
  • Retailers post strong gains for February

    March 1, 2012 7:33 AM

    NEW YORK - Retailers are reporting strong sales gains for February as shoppers, enticed by mild weather and an improving economy, splurged on shoes and clothing. As merchants reported their sales figures, Target Corp., Macy's Inc., Limited Brands Inc., and teen retailer The Buckle all reported sales gains that beat... more »

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