operating income

As 2018 nears, outlook for retailers is bullish

NEW YORK — U.S. retailers can expect operating income and sales to grow between 3.5% and 4.5% in 2018, according to Moody’s Investors Service. Meanwhile, solid economic fundamentals suggest healthy holiday sales growth of between 3% and 4% this year, Moody’s said at the end of last month in releasing its retail sector outlook for