The costs of consumer goods have increased as prices at the pump have risen.
The Consumer Price Index has jumped from a 0.1 percent increase in April to 0.4 percent in May, on a seasonally adjusted basis.
McDonald’s will be closing more restaurants this year than it will open, which hasn’t happened in 45 years. Read more here.
Airbus recently defeated Boeing in an annual commercial jet-selling competition in Paris. Find out more here.
Cincinnati-based Kroger has reported larger first-quarter profit as the supermarket chain has recently been freed of some pension-related charges. Learn more here.
-Will Buss, BND business writer