TITLE

Holiday hangover

PUB. DATE
February 2006
SOURCE
Progressive Grocer;2/1/2006, Vol. 85 Issue 2, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the increase in sales of retailers in the U.S. in December 2005. Retailers seem to have a happy start to the holiday season as the VNU Retail Index increased to its highest points. Convenience store operators are happiest of all, with the highest increase in sales. It is closely followed by supermarket retailers and mass, drug, specialty retailers. Sales at grocery stores also increase. Several factors, including regained consumer confidence and job growth, contributed to the sales increases.
ACCESSION #
19847738

 

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