Jewelry Stores in the US Post Strong Feb. Sales Up 19%By
Rappaort.Net is reporting that US based Jewelry stores recorded strong February sales with an increase of nearly 19% in year over year sales compared to 2011. Te report also predicts a strong March and April sales.
“Consumers have demonstrated the desire and ability to spend on discretionary items, further helping to spur economic and retail sales growth in the first quarter of 2012,” said NRF’s president Matthew Shay. “While retailers will wait until the end of April to gauge the success of the spring shopping season, it’s evident that consumers are holding their own against rising gas prices and other economic concerns.”