TITLE

Retailers Fret Over Gas Price Hikes

AUTHOR(S)
O'Leary, Christopher
PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
Investment Dealers' Digest;5/17/2004, Vol. 70 Issue 20, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that as the price of unleaded regular gas hovers around the two-dollar-a-gallon mark throughout the United States, retailers like J.C. Penney and Wal-Mart Stores are blaming the price increase for other woes, like missed earnings. Concern that gas price hikes could decrease same-store sales and increase shipping and transportation costs; Second-tier of discounters are the retailers most likely to be hurt by gas price hikes.
ACCESSION #
13122424

 

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