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U.S. Department of Commerce

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  • A nuclear opportunity

    A nuclear opportunity
    Companies supplying components for the nuclear power industry are located throughout the United States, including a number in Maryland. These manufacturing firms have developed businesses providing components and equipment required for the maintenance and...
  • Retail sales edged up in April

    Retail sales edged up in April
    Did you get out and shop in April? Retail sales numbers released today show improving consumer confidence and more spending in stores. The National Retail Federation reported a 0.6 percent seasonally adjusted sales gain from March to April,...
  • Inmate sues Taco Bell over Doritos taco shells

    Inmate sues Taco Bell over Doritos taco shells
    Many an inebriated college student may have thought about how good tacos wrapped in a Doritos shell would taste, but a prison inmate is suing Irvine-based Taco Bell, saying the idea for the fast-food hit was his. Gary Anthony Cole, 49, filed a federal...
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  • Spending by international visitors to the U.S. hits record in May

     
    International visitors spent a record $12.6 billion traveling to and visiting the United States during May, 12% higher than in May 2010, the U.S. Department of Commerce reported Monday. The latest spending numbers mark the seventeenth straight month of...
  • Japan-to-U.S. visits continue to drop since quake and tsunami

     
    The number of Japanese tourists visiting the U.S. has dropped significantly since the devastating earthquake and tsunami in March, according to new data from the U.S. Department of Commerce. But the drop in Japanese tourists comes as visitor numbers from....
  • Spending by international visitors keeps growing

     
    The U.S. continues to build a strong trade surplus in travel and tourism. International visitors to the United States spent nearly $12.5 billion on travel to and tourism activities within the country in June, a 9% increase over the same month in 2010,...
  • Fewer Americans traveled abroad last year

     
    U.S. citizens cut back on travel abroad last year, particularly to overseas countries, according to new data from the U.S. Department of Commerce. In 2010, 37.4 million U.S. citizens traveled by plane nonstop outside of the country, a 4 percent......
  • International travel to the U.S. expected to boom

     
    If you live near a tourist attraction in the U.S., you might want to practice your Mandarin and Portuguese. International travel to the U.S. is expected to grow by 5% to 6% each year over the next five years, with......
  • International visitors' favorite places to visit in the U.S.

    International visitors' favorite places to visit in the U.S.
    Whether you're shopping at Tiffany, contemplating the Liberty Bell, hiking in Yosemite National Park or throwing dice inLas Vegas, odds are good you'll meet an international tourist enjoying America alongside you. New York, Florida, California, Nevada...
  • Anchor Blue going out of business

    Workers at the Anchor Blue store in the Glendale Galleria were busy Friday advertising 30%, 40% and 50% discounts on racks full of jeans, jackets and belts. A sign hanging in the center of the store encouraged customers to ask about acquiring fixtures and...