Weather Gauge: Balmy Temps Boost Retail but Chill Is Forecast
As balmy weather bathed much of the nation, most retailers basked in stronger-than-expected comp-store sales last month. Results were also bolstered by gift card redemptions.
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Thanks to several recent fragrance launches and strong December sales with the Prevage skin care line, Elizabeth Arden Inc. reported a 4.1 percent increase in net income on a 7.1 percent gain in net sales for the second quarter of fiscal 2006.