Labor Day sales strong. But retailers still unsure about rest of year

Engel, Clint; Gunin, Joan; Combs, Health E.
September 2006
Furniture/Today;9/11/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the Labor Day 2006 weekend sales of furniture retailers in the United States. Some retailers credited their sales efforts for the good holiday rather than any economic factors. Several of promotional programs of retailers include no-interest, no-immediate-payment incentives and discounts. Meanwhile, retailers are concerned over higher interest rates and gas prices.


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