Weather and war chill February retail sales

Hogsett, Don
March 2003
Home Textiles Today;3/17/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 27, p21
Trade Publication
Reports on a decline in retail sales in February 2003 in the United States. Consumers' anxiety about an impending war with Iraq; Increased sales of gas stations; Gains posted by the combined department store and discounter channel; Losses by building material and garden supply stores; Decline in sales of furniture and home furnishings stores. INSET: RETAIL SALES IN FEBRUARY.


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