An employee at Benny’s on New London Turnpike in Norwich, Conn., clears snow from the store’s entrance Feb. 13. A number of businesses, including retail stores, blame cold, snowy weather for a drop in business this winter. Fed Chair Janet Yellen says the impact also can be seen in the nation’s economic growth.
An employee at Benny’s on New London Turnpike in Norwich, Conn., clears snow from the store’s entrance Feb. 13. A number of businesses, including retail stores, blame cold, snowy weather for a drop in business this winter. Fed Chair Janet Yellen says the impact also can be seen in the nation’s economic growth. File photo
An employee at Benny’s on New London Turnpike in Norwich, Conn., clears snow from the store’s entrance Feb. 13. A number of businesses, including retail stores, blame cold, snowy weather for a drop in business this winter. Fed Chair Janet Yellen says the impact also can be seen in the nation’s economic growth. File photo

Is wintry weather behind slowdown? Fed is watching

February 28, 2014 7:04 AM