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1 year 1 month ago

When is the best time to buy a car?

Shopping for a new set of wheels? This is a great time to slide into the driver's seat according to Edmunds.com. Analysts there say late August through September is when you'll find the best combination of discounts and selection. The prices may drop even more after this...

1 year 3 months ago

Feds charge 150 accused in online wildlife sales

WASHINGTON (AP) - More than 150 people face federal and state charges after authorities disrupted online wildlife trafficking operations involving tiger, leopard and jaguar pelts, elephant ivory and live birds. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced the arrests Thursday after an undercover operation that included officers from 16 states,...

1 year 4 months ago

Woodland Park says no to marijuana

TELLER COUNTY - Retail marijuana will not be sold in the city limits of Woodland Park. Late Thursday night, the City Council voted 3-2 to ban all growing, testing and retail sales of marijuana as well as the operation of marijuana clubs. The community joins Monument and El Paso...

1 year 4 months ago

Foreclosure sales number drops

The number of foreclosure sales is dropping. It fell 18% in the first quarter of the year from the previous quarter. That comes from Realty Trac, which also reports a 10% drop in the number of "short sales" in the same time period. The states with the highest...

1 year 10 months ago

Black Friday holiday rush kicks off

COLORADO SPRINGS- The rush to grab some of the hottest items of the year is happening now. Residents began camping outside the Best Buy store on North Academy Wednesday afternoon. By 2 p.m. Thursday, the line was beginning to wrap around the corner. "Last year I got...

2 years 3 months ago

Chrysler sales up 20 percent

DETROIT (AP) - Chrysler says its U.S. sales rose 20 percent in June on strong demand for the 300 sedan and other vehicles. Sales of Chrysler's best-seller, the Ram pickup, increased 12 percent as home building perked up. Sales of the Fiat 500 small car more than doubled over last...

2 years 5 months ago

Job of the Day: Retail Sales Consultant

Job of the Day: AT&T is searching for a retail sales consultant. This is a full time position with the opportunity for benefits. Candidates will handle sales, inventory, customer sales and much more. Applicants should have 1 to 3 years experience in sales. For more information, click here....

2 years 6 months ago

Colorado A.G. joins e-book price fixing lawsuit

Colorado will join in a multi-state lawsuit over price fixing claims against publishers including Penguin Group, Simon & Schuster and Apple. There is suspicion those companies engaged in price fixing and other anti-competitive practices in the electronic book market. The antitrust lawsuit, filed in the U.S. District Court...

2 years 8 months ago

Holiday sales tax considered for Colorado

DENVER (AP) - Clothing and school supplies would be tax-free during an annual Colorado "sales tax holiday" under consideration in the Colorado House. The bill would make Colorado the 17th state to waive sales taxes on back-to-school items for a short period each year. Colorado's proposal would set the holiday...

2 years 10 months ago

Black Friday rush in the Springs

Black Friday was off to a healthy start in the Springs. Starting at 4:30 am, News 5 headed over to the Southgate Shopping Center in Colorado Springs to check out the crowds and lines outside two of the stores. Both shopping experiences were a little different. One recommendation...

2 years 10 months ago

Calling all bargain hunters

All across America stores opened their doors for another Black Friday holiday shopping adventure. At Gordmans, in the Southgate Shopping Center in Colorado Springs, hundreds stood in line to get into the store to get their deals. The first shoppers to get in were those who camped outside the...

3 years 2 months ago

Colorado Lottery reports record in sales

DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Lottery says record sales of Scratch tickets and new Jackpot games helped it post $518.9 million in sales for the fiscal year that ended June 30. That's the Lottery's best sales performance on record and represents a 3.5 percent increase from the previous year's sales....

3 years 5 months ago

Boeing sells 10 big planes

CHICAGO (AP) - Boeing Co. says Lufthansa Cargo will buy five of its 777s, and LAN Airlines of Chile is buying five more 767s. Both planes are among Boeing's larger aircraft. The freighter version of the 777 has a list price of $269 million, making the order from Lufthansa...

3 years 4 months ago

Director of Sales

Cordillera owned, KOAA/NBC, has an immediate opening for Director of Sales. Lead the #1 sales team, #1 television station and #1 web/digital properties in the Colorado Springs DMA. We are looking for a contemporary broadcast leader who has aspirations to lead teams and stations. Must be able to...

3 years 10 months ago

Protect yourself when shopping online

Some new numbers show an increase of online shopping as much as 36% from last year during the Christmas season. But not all of us may have such a happy holiday. "A lot of people bought online, more than predicted." explains Katie Carrol with the Better Business Bureau of Southern...

4 years 1 week ago

Retail data: September sales edge up

Americans bought electronics and back-to-school clothes in September but held back on luxuries. Data released Wednesday by MasterCard Advisors' SpendingPulse show careful spending, erratic weather and tepid economic news dampened sales last month. The figures include transactions in all forms including cash. Clothing sales rose 3.8 percent, helped...

4 years 3 months ago

iPhone sales brisk

WASHINGTON (AP) - Apple Inc.'s newest iPhone is seling briskly around the world. Thousands have been lining up outside stores to snag one -- amid concerns of supply shortages. Some stores -- including ones in Tokyo, Miami and San Francisco -- sold out within hours as the iPhone 4...

4 years 4 months ago

End of the road for Ford's Mercury vehicles

It's been predicted for years, now Ford confirms it is killing off its Mercury division. The Mercury brand has survived for 72-years. During a conference call to dealers, Ford executives said that winding down Mercury will allow the automaker to focus more attention on its mainstream Ford vehicles and especially...

4 years 4 months ago

GM: May sales rose 10 percent

General Motors Co. says its May sales rose 17 percent on strong new product sales and a big government fleet contract. The improvement came over a dismal May of last year as GM was heading into bankruptcy protection. GM says sales from its four brands - Chevrolet, Buick, GMC...

4 years 6 months ago

Ford sales up nearly 40 percent

Ford Motor Co. says its U.S. sales rose nearly 40 percent in March thanks to strong demand for its Fusion and Taurus sedans. Sales were expected to rise after auto industry weakness last March. Incentives offered by rival Toyota also brought more buyers to showrooms this month. Ford...

4 years 7 months ago

Craft beer sales up

According to the Brewer's Association, despite U.S. beer sales being down in 2009, craft beers are bucking the trend. In fact, craft breweries reported a sales dollars increase of 10.3% last year. John Romero is talking with the brewers of Bristol Brewing, Rocky Mountian Brewing and Black Fox to...

4 years 7 months ago

City of Pueblo faces hardships in 2010

The City of Pueblo is dealing with money woes, that could impact services. January's sales tax revenues fell -1.1% from the same time a year ago. "Housing starts are down, commercial construction is down, that's the lion's share of that use tax money that comes in," said Jerry Pacheco, City...

4 years 7 months ago

New home sales fall to record low

Sales of new homes plunged to a record low in January, underscoring the formidable challenges facing the housing industry as it tries to recover from the worst slump in decades. The Commerce Department reported Wednesday that new home sales dropped 11.2 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual...

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