Record Gas Prices Hit Americans’ Start to Summer Travel Season

Millions of Americans hit the road over Memorial Day weekend, with record-high gas prices pinching their wallets. The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas hit $4.67 as of Wednesday, according to AAA, $1.63 higher than a year earlier and about 14% above the pre-2022 high of $4.11 set in 2008. Prices … Read more

Record Gas Prices Hit Americans’ Start to Summer Travel Season

Millions of Americans hit the road over Memorial Day weekend, with record-high gas prices pinching their wallets. The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas hit $4.67 as of Wednesday, according to AAA, $1.63 higher than a year earlier and about 14% above the pre-2022 high of $4.11 set in 2008. Prices … Read more

Record Gas Prices Hit Americans’ Start to Summer Travel Season

Millions of Americans hit the road over Memorial Day weekend, with record-high gas prices pinching their wallets. The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas hit $4.62 as of Monday, according to AAA, $1.58 higher than a year earlier and about 12% above the pre-2022 high of $4.11 set in 2008. Prices … Read more

Retailers Are Getting Pinched More Than Consumers

Even as higher prices make them blanch, Americans will probably keep on spending. Unfortunately for many retailers, however, less of it could be on the wares that grace their aisles. Several rough earnings reports from major retailers have made investors question the health of the US consumer and raised concerns that the next recession could … Read more

Alphabet’s Wing to Launch Drone Delivery to Dallas-Fort Worth Area

Wing is launching a drone-delivery service in the Dallas-Fort Worth area Thursday in what will be the Alphabet Inc. subsidiary’s largest US rollout and its first drone initiative operated by a customer. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc., Wing’s largest customer in the US, will stage deliveries from a store parking lot in the town of Little … Read more

Gas Prices Upend Small Business—’It’s Keeping Me Awake’

Rising fuel prices are taking a toll on small businesses, prompting owners of everything from furniture retailers to swimming-pool service companies to trim services and revise contracts as they try to soften the financial hit. Keon Enterprises, in Harrisburg, Pa., has paid as much as $3,180 for gas in recent weeks, up from about $1,500 … Read more

Gas Prices Upend Small Business—’It’s Keeping Me Awake’

Rising fuel prices are taking a toll on small businesses, prompting owners of everything from furniture retailers to swimming-pool service companies to trim services and revise contracts as they try to soften the financial hit. Keon Enterprises, in Harrisburg, Pa., has paid as much as $3,180 for gas in recent weeks, up from about $1,500 … Read more

Gas Prices Upend Small Business—’It’s Keeping Me Awake’

Rising fuel prices are taking a toll on small businesses, prompting owners of everything from furniture retailers to swimming-pool service companies to trim services and revise contracts as they try to soften the financial hit. Keon Enterprises, in Harrisburg, Pa., has paid as much as $3,180 for gas in recent weeks, up from about $1,500 … Read more