Shipping prices indicate a favorable Christmas season for retailers in the U.S. but not for...

|By:, SA News Editor
Shipping prices indicate a favorable Christmas season for retailers in the U.S. but not for those in Europe. Maersk, the world’s biggest container line, is among carriers raising rates on Asia-U.S. routes as improved job growth and consumer confidence tempt retailers to stock up ahead of the holiday rush. But shipping lines are cutting capacity to Europe.