Apr
13

Despite 2.1% Decline, Hope for Retail Sales

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– GlobeSt.com

Sometimes numbers can be deceiving – though March 2009 comparable-store store sales declined by 2.1% from the same month of 2008, retailers’ moods seem to have lightened, and some shoppers may be emerging from hibernation as the weather turns warmer.

Many stores noted that calendar issues, including the shift of Easter into April this year, are responsible for the drop. In addition, March 2009 had one more Tuesday and one less Saturday than in 2008.

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