Cars Speed Retail Sales

Hogsett, Don
October 2004
Home Textiles Today;10/25/2004, Vol. 26 Issue 9, p23
Trade Publication
The article reports on the increase in car sales which resulted in the jump of overall U.S. retail sales to 1.5 percent in September 2004, as reported by the Department of Commerce. In addition to cars, other big winners during the month were building material and garden supply outlets, up 1.4 percent; department stores, up 0.9 percent; and clothing and accessories stores, up 0.8 percent.


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