June sales record 1.1 percent decline

Hogsett, Don
July 2004
Home Textiles Today;7/19/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 44, p17
Trade Publication
Reports on the decline in the retail sales in the U.S. Impact of rising gas prices on consumer spending; Reduction in automobile sales; Decrement in the sales of restaurants and bars.


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