Retailers’ first quarters ended on an upbeat note in April as consumers tired of waiting for spring weather and began to revitalize their wardrobes.
With business taking on a bullish tone, particularly toward the end of April, stores reporting comparable-store sales for the month, and even some of the ex-reporters who now divulge sales results less frequently indicated that first-quarter earnings would be at or above their previous expectations. Retailers will begin reporting their quarterly financial results next week.
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