Amplify Online Retail ETF
Mounting Evidence of Inflation Firming Up
The U.S. Commerce Department reported retail sales fell in February for the third month in a row, while the University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index jumped to a 14-year high…
What Drove Retail Sales Higher in April?
The April retail sales report indicated that the gains were broad-based with nine of the 13 major categories moving higher during the month.
Will Expedia Benefit from Online Travel Booking Demand?
The travel industry dynamics have changed drastically over the last decade. Travelers are shifting to online travel booking agencies.
Expedia: Key Revenue Metric Trends in Q4
Lodging is the major revenue growth driver for Expedia. The business unit accounted for 69% of the company’s fourth-quarter revenues.
Analyzing Expedia’s Key Metrics in Q4
Lodging accounted for 69% of Expedia’s fourth-quarter revenues. Lodging is still the most important contributor to the company’s top line.
Expedia to Benefit from Rising Online Travel Demand
With such a massive product portfolio and partnerships, Expedia is well positioned to capitalize on the growth opportunities in the travel industry.
Analyzing the Retail Sales Drop in January
The advance estimates for US retail (XRT) and food services in January 2018 were $492 billion—a decrease of 0.3% from December.
Retail Sales Had the Best Year since 2012
Retail sales (RTH) have posted impressive growth in 2017. However, the growth is still below the long-term average.
What a Rise in Retail Sales Means for the Sector
The United States Census Bureau’s latest retail (XRT) sales report was released on December 14, 2017. It reported that retail sales for November have risen 0.8%.
Which Industry Helped Retail Sales Grow in October?
Core sales—excluding energy (XLE), building materials, and auto sales—also rose 0.4% in October, which is a positive sign for the economy.
What Does Johnson Redbook Weekly Store Report Say about Economy?
The Redbook Index averaged 2.4% growth in June as compared to monthly growth of 1.8% in May.