July was another strong month for U.S. sales of cars and light trucks, with total sales up 5.3% to 1.51 million. That boosted year-to-date sales past the 10 million mark, up 4.5% through seven months. And the seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of sales for July was a whopping 17.55 million.
Sears Holdings Corp. is now expected to show a quarterly profit for the first time in three years, although sales continue to fall at its stores. The profit comes directly from the spinoff of 235 properties into a real estate investment trust, a move completed last month to raise cash. But through July 25, same-store sales were down 13.9% at domestic Sears stores, and off by 6.9% at Kmart……
Country star Brett Eldredge is the first of seven judges to be announced for the live broadcast of the 95th anniversary Miss America Competition Sunday, September 13, at 9:00 pm (ET) on ABC. The evening will be filled with glitz and glam when 52 women representing their home states and territories compete to bring home the crown and scholarship……
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