TITLE

No Rain On Chains' April Sales

AUTHOR(S)
Wolf, Alan
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
TWICE: This Week in Consumer Electronics;5/8/2006, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the increase in retail sales of mass merchants in the U.S. in April 2006. According to Wal-Mart, net sales in April 2006 rose 13.7 percent to $16.9 billion while same store sales gained 7.3 percent. Meanwhile, April 2006 net sales of Target increased 17.3 percent to just under $4 billion while same-store sales grew 10.4 percent. On the other hand, within the wholesale club channel, Costco reported an 11 percent increase in net April sales to $4.4 billion company-wide, while same store sales within the U.S. rose 7 percent.
ACCESSION #
20886105

 

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