Fourth of July celebrations at home are driving record fireworks sales

Fourth of July celebrations at home are driving record fireworks sales

A shopper looks through fireworks for sale at Sky King Fireworks in Morrisville, Pennsylvania, U.S., June 24, 2020. Lucas Jackson | Reuters If you think you’re hearing more fireworks than usual this year, you probably are. Firework sellers say they are seeing huge gains in firework sales, with some seeing jumps of 200% to 300% […]
How Wayfair is becoming the Amazon of the home goods market

How Wayfair is becoming the Amazon of the home goods market

With people spending more time at home than ever before, furnishing home offices and upgrading living rooms has become a top priority for shelter-in-place shoppers. And that has been great news for Wayfair. Wayfair is a relatively young home decor and online furniture...
Home Depot (HD) earnings Q1 2020 dragged down by coronavirus costs

Home Depot (HD) earnings Q1 2020 dragged down by coronavirus costs

Home Depot shares fell nearly 2% in Tuesday’s premarket after the company reported that first-quarter profits were weighed down by costs related to the coronavirus pandemic. It said sales rose sharply. For the first quarter that ended May 3, Home Depot reported...
Comfort is key as virus keeps people home

Comfort is key as virus keeps people home

A woman works from her house wearing pajamas. Getty Images Comfort is clearly en vogue during the coronavirus crisis.  Online sales of pajamas surged 143% in April from March, while purchases of pants fell 13% and bra sales declined 12%, according to data from Adobe...