The National Retail Federation forecasts holiday sales will grow 4.1 percent to $616.9 billion — the highest increase since 2011. But retailers already have had to resort to discounting to get shoppers into stores.
Candice Anderson was initially charged with criminally negligent homicide because there was no clear explanation at the time why the wreck occurred, according to court documents from the case.
Speculation on Capitol Hill focused on a potential agreement to permanently enact tax breaks on business investments in new equipment and R&D, but the White House immediately weighed in with a veto threat.
While it's still in the testing phase, the space agency hopes to one day use 3D printing to make parts for broken equipment in space.
"The question of whether the economy is accelerating or will accelerate is no longer a question; we can say somewhat definitively that the economy has already accelerated," said Dan Greenhaus, chief strategist at BTIG.
Along with 15 other associations, NAM signed a letter urging action on a wide range of barriers they feel inhibit India from being "open for business."
The regulation essentially levels the playing field, requiring prepared foods and restaurant menus to feature the calorie counts long required on packaged foods.
Honda should get the maximum fine for "massively" violating the law, said Clarence Ditlow, head of the Center for Auto Safety, a nonprofit watchdog group.
Ford shaved 700 pounds off the weight of the truck by switching the body from steel to lightweight aluminum, making it the most fuel efficient gas-powered full-size pickup.
Fracking opponents fear the process can cause air and water pollution and health problems. Industry officials contend the method is safe and will create needed jobs in southern Illinois.
The lawsuit claims employees have been systematically underpaid for things like the time it takes to take off and put on protective gear during unpaid meal breaks, waiting in line for equipment, and cleaning equipment.
Kohler sees deodorizing technology as something that most consumers can connect with.
Tests have revealed vulnerabilities in today's tech-enabled vehicles. Hackers have shown that — given time — they would be able to pop the trunk and start the windshield wipers, cut the brakes or lock them up, and even kill the engine.
Toyota unveiled its new model of a hydrogen-powered car at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Manuel Bojorquez spoke with the CEO of Toyota North America about what he sees as the future of driving.
AeroFarms has developed a vertical farming system that can grow organic baby leafy greens in urban settings. They're doing it using aeroponics — the process of growing plants in mist without any soil — and plan to launch a branded product from a new 80,000-square-foot warehouse in Newark, New Jersey.
Once known as the “Workshop of the World” Philadelphia is looking at a comeback, especially as investments abroad don't look as rosy as they used to.
The USA TODAY team covering the Los Angeles Auto Show share their thoughts on the good and the bad after two days of press previews.
Tire maker Michelin is literally reinventing the wheel for industrial equipment and commercial mowers. Michelin North American Chairman and President Pete Selleck says, "the tweel is a revolutionary new product that combines a tire and a wheel."
To meet the growing demand that reshoring will bring, contract manufacturers here in the U.S. should focus on two things: reducing the lead-time of production and improving supply chains.