TITLE

Novembertrading

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Cabinet Maker;1/14/2005, Issue 5421, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that November was a mixed month for retailers, with widely differing trading experiences. A fifth of stores experienced static sales compared to October 2004, 53% saw the value of sales decline and 27% were able to increase sales. This produced a balance of minus 26%. Compared with November 2003, the picture was far more encouraging. Some 15% of retailers maintained sales at 2003's level, 29% reported a fall in sales, while 56%enjoyed an increase. This produced a balance of plus 27%. Beds was the best performing sector during the month with more than half of stores finding a lift in sales compared with October 2003.
ACCESSION #
15793610

 

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