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April 2010



March Same-Store Sales Surge to Best Levels Since 1999

April 08, 2010 – Comments (1) | RELATED TICKERS: ANF , JWN , TGT

Retailers are partying like it’s 1999 as a combination of an early Easter and warmer weather across much of the country, pent-up discretionary demand from consumers, and extremely easy comparisons to the year-ago period helped companies post their best same-store sales gains in more than a decade in March.  [more]



Weekly Retail Sales Strongest in Years on Early Easter, Warmer Weather

April 06, 2010 – Comments (0)

Warmer weather and an early Easter holiday led retailers to post their best sales gains in years this past week. While part of that strength was due to the calendar shift, with Easter falling a week earlier than last year, consumers seem to be releasing pent-up demand and are becoming increasingly more confident with their spending as the economy continues to show signs of improvement.  [more]

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