October Retail Sales Increase 3.1 Percent

Clark, Evan
November 2005
WWD: Women's Wear Daily;11/16/2005, Vol. 190 Issue 107, p9
Trade Publication
This article reports on the increase in apparel and accessories store sales in the U.S. in October 2005. A monthly Commerce Department report stated apparel and accessories store sales rose a seasonally adjusted 3.1 percent to $17.21 billion in October over September. Across the economy, retail and food service sales dropped 0.1 percent during October, but were 5.7 percent above a year earlier.


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