Cars Brake Retail Sales

Hogsett, Don
September 2004
Home Textiles Today;9/20/2004, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p15
Trade Publication
Reports on the effect of the decline in automobile sales on retail sales in the U.S. according to the Commerce Department. Contribution of severe weather, shifting school schedules and a late Labor Day weekend to the declining sales according to the National Retail Federation; Weakness in traditional retail channels; Hope of retailers that fall and winter sales are more consistent and predictable.


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