March Retail Sales Pick Up the Pace

March 2006
Home Textiles Today;3/20/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 23, p21
Trade Publication
The article provides an overview of same-store sales of retailers in the United States for March 2006. Same-store sales has increased by 2.7 percent during the second week of March, according to Johnson Redbook Index. A sales increase of 3.1 percent has been registered by mass merchants. Meanwhile, department store sales has improved by 2.0 percent.


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