Matthew Townsend

Business

Target Sales Surging Amid Holiday Shopping

Target Sales Surging Amid Holiday Shopping A Target store on Black Friday in the Herald Square area of New York. (David Dee Delgado/Bloomberg)

Target is an early winner of the U.S. holiday shopping season. The big-box chain increased sales approximately 10% in November, according to Bloomberg Second Measure, which analyzes anonymized U.S. consumer transactions to measure revenue.

Matthew Townsend | Bloomberg News
December 21, 2021
Business

CEOs Salivate Over Trump's Tax-Cut Plans, Vague as They May Be

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CEOs are keeping their fingers crossed that the skeletal details offered up by President Donald Trump’s administration April 26 will turn into a concrete proposal to slash the corporate tax rate to 15% from the current 35%. That would free them up to invest and fuel economic expansion, they said in interviews and conference calls this week.

Matthew Townsend | Bloomberg News
April 28, 2017