TITLE

Building Momentum

AUTHOR(S)
Bhonslay, Marianne
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
SGB;Jan2007, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at how sporting goods retailers are aiming for a strong first quarter in 2007 after positive holiday sales. According to the article, retailers report that the post-Christmas week continues to gain importance, thanks in large part to escalating purchases of gift cards as holiday presents. January is emerging as a month in which early Spring lines appear on retail floors.
ACCESSION #
23714356

 

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