WASHINGTON — Clothing and accessories store sales increased a seasonally adjusted 2 percent in June, following a 2.1 percent drop in May, the Commerce Department reported Friday.
Compared to June 2001, clothing and accessories store sales were up 3.3 percent. At department stores, sales in June posted a monthly gain of 0.7 percent and were flat year to year. Sales at general merchandise stores, which includes mass retailers, were up 1.1 percent in June against May and surged 8.2 percent over the 12-month period.
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