February 08, 2013 at 16:46 PM EST
January Same-Store Sales Gain On Bargains
Most retailers posted strong same-store sales gains in January, the final month of the fiscal year on the retail calendar, as shoppers were lured by post-holiday bargains in what is typically the lightest volume month of the year. Total net sales for the 20 chains we track (adjusting for a 5-week fiscal month this year vs 4 weeks last year) increased 5.7% from a year ago to $32.8 billion in January, while same-store sales rose 4.7% compared to a 2.9% gain last year – this was the 41st straight monthly rise, and the strongest comp gain since September 2011.<div [More...]
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