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...ho-hum results at a time when overall U.S. retail sales are up 5.1 percent over the past 12 months, the Commerce Department said Thursday.It's a major shift for teen retailers. They became popular in the last decade for their logo...
Concern raised with direction of regulatory board are spending millions of dollars to fight alcohol abuse through prevention, education and enforcement, the commerce department "is essentially working hard to promote it."The association's president didn't return a message seeking...

...division.Solangi said he thinks the turtles have fewer crabs and oysters available for food, noting that the Commerce Department declared a federal emergency for those two species in 2012 based on freshwater damage during the floods of 2011...
Shutdown may hit 'Deadliest Catch' fishery

...are fully paying for the costs of managing" the fishery through a cost recovery program administered by the Commerce Department through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The letter urges Pritzker to direct NOAA to immediately...
Congress takes another ax to NOAA budget

...full Senate Appropriations Committee approved the Commerce Department budget with language inserted by Sen. John Kerry...Office of Law Enforcement abuses uncovered by the Commerce Department Inspector General that included the use of fishermen's...
Business Briefs

...of the Alaska Small Business Development Center has been appointed by Dr. Patrick Gallagher, Director of the Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology, to the 2012 Board of Examiners for the Malcolm Baldrige National...
Business Briefs

...Development Center located on the Kenai Peninsula, has been appointed by Dr. Patrick Gallagher, Director of the Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), to the 2010 Board of Examiners for the Malcolm Baldrige...
Stocks bounce back an uptick in the economy, which grew at a 0.2 percent annual rate in the fourth quarter, according to the Commerce Department. The increase could mean economists will consider the recession to have ended late last year or early in 2002...
Workers stretch wages to make ends meet

...Alaskans' wages have slipped from among the nation's highest to near the average. A 2000 study by the federal Commerce Department found that, in 1999, Alaskans' average income grew the least in the United States, even though the figures...
In an increasingly uncertain climate, how will consumers behave?

...pace of job layoffs appear to be stabilizing, but the labor market continues to be sluggish Furthermore, the Commerce Department reported in late June that consumer spending slipped 0.1 percent in May, although wages, interest and government...


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