TITLE

Half-heated consumers leave weak holiday sales

AUTHOR(S)
Hogsett, Don
PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Home Textiles Today;1/19/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 19, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on retail sales in the U.S. in December 2003. Total U.S. retail sales; Sales performance of furniture and home furnishings stores; Strongest home goods channel during the holiday; Sales performance of non-store retailing; Poor performance of food and beverage stores, gas stations and department stores.
ACCESSION #
11991887

 

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