TITLE

Same-Store Sales Finish February With a Bang

PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Home Textiles Today;3/7/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 26, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that helped by unexpectedly strong holiday events and the launch of spring apparel, most notably at department stores, same-store retail sales were exceptionally strong during the fourth and final week of February 2005, jumping 7.5 percent. Discounter comps moved up almost as high, rising 7.1 percent, following a strong 4.2 percent increase the week before. The strong performance during the final week of February pushed sales for all of last month up 3.7 percent, well ahead of a targeted 2.3 percent increase.
ACCESSION #
16314566

 

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