15 Points about the Top 500

Clark, Ken
June 2008
Home Channel News;6/16/2008, Vol. 34 Issue 7, p18
The author reflects on the Top 500 Retail Scoreboard of the journal "Home Channel News." He highlights the 2.1% decline on the overall sales of the Top 500 Retail Scoreboard which was contributed by the poor performance of the housing market. He points that the consolidation activities of the industry did not help in recovering its losses. The author also acknowledges the 12.6% sales increase for hardware stores and the 13.1% for the 31 farm and fleet companies on the Top 500.


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