TITLE

Holidays Kind To Some Retailers, Stingy To Others

AUTHOR(S)
Hogsett, Don
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Home Textiles Today;1/10/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 18, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the all-important Christmas selling season turned out to be a mixed bag for key U.S. retailers despite the predictable 11th-hour surge as shoppers sought out bargains, and the strongest results came from the extreme ends of the retailing spectrum--luxury goods and off-price. Proving the point that those who have still have, leading the pack was Saks Fifth Avenue with an impressive 12.1 percent increase in same-store sales. Another carriage- trade retailer Nordstrom Inc., recorded a 9.3 percent increase in comps, blowing past its own expectations of a gain in the low single-digits.
ACCESSION #
15617834

 

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