U.S. homebuilding unexpectedly fell in September and permits dropped to a one-year low amid acute shortages of raw materials and labor, supporting expectations that economic growth slowed sharply in the third quarter. Read more

Heading into the 2021 holiday season, consumer spending strength across channels will put brands and retailers on their strongest footing in years — if they can keep inventory in stock and costs in check. Read more


    Procter & Gamble yesterday reported quarterly earnings and revenue that topped analysts' expectations, but higher costs weighed on the company's profits. The consumer giant also raised its forecast for commodity and freight costs for the remainder of the fiscal year, warning it believes inflation is still increasing... Read more


      Fox has put into development an animated sitcom called Dirt Girls. Written and executive produced by Victoria Vincent, Dirt Girls is set in an alienated suburban neighborhood where two unsupervised kid sisters, Lucy and Pia, find depraved ways to keep themselves entertained while dealing with the confusing, dark aspects of the encroaching adult world... Read more