RAPAPORT… Berkshire Hathaway’s retail sales declined 1.5% to $3.48
billion in the first quarter, mainly due to lower performance at its car dealership
and confectionery businesses.
Revenue at Berkshire Hathaway Automotive (BHA) fell 2%,
primarily because of a lower number of vehicle sales, the Warren Buffett-owned
conglomerate reported Friday. Sales at See’s Candies decreased