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Forecasts and Analysis

Credit Cards Reclaim Some Lost Market Share

The Nilson Report says credit, debit and prepaid card spending with merchants rose 8.4 percent to $4.91 trillion last year.

Consumer Confidence Rises Slightly in May

Outlook for jobs improves after sharp retreat in April, according to The Conference Board.

Projected compound annual growth rate in sales, 2013-2018

Morgan Stanley Highlights Good Investment Companies

The bank released a list of 30 companies that could be a smart investment over the next three years.

Royal Mail Sees Tough Parcel Market, Focuses on Costs

Intense competition in the parcels market from rivals will leave Britain’s Royal Mail reliant on cost controls and efficiency improvements.

Kering Tallies Its Environmental Impact

The French group released its first Environmental Profit and Loss account to encourage wider green efforts.

Business Trends: Consumer Outlook

From the consumer’s perspective, historically low gas prices has everyone dancing at the pumps — but the jobs outlook is a murky, muddy mess.

Doug McMillon

Wal-Mart to Build 115 New Stores in China by 2017

U.S. retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc will build 115 new stores in China by 2017 and upgrade 50 stores this year, the company's chief executive officer said on Wednesday.

Under Armour, Nordstrom and Target are among the companies upping their capital expenditures.

Tech Boosts Capital Spending in Fashion

Under Armour, Nordstrom and Target are among the companies upping their capital expenditures.

Gold Jewelers Bet on Indian Festival to Spur Demand

Indian jewelers are banking on what’s considered one of the most auspicious days for gold buying to spur demand.