Department stores got a slight reprieve from months of sales declines.
It’s the second month sales in apparel have grown.
New government data showed retail sales fell farther in March, even as prices dropped.
New government data showed a slight rise in retail sales overall for February, but specialty and department stores saw sales slip.
Batavia serves as the heart of a U.S. Census Bureau designation that covers Genesee County and is known as a “Micropolitan Statistical Area.”