Retail Sales Jump in March; CE Down
CE and appliance sales post 1.3 percent dropApril 14, 2010 By Stephen Silver
Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters had expected a 1.2 percent gain.
However, electronics and appliances were among the few weak categories, posting a 1.3 percent drop in sales on the month. Sales dropped from $8.88 billion in February to $8.76 billion in March, according to the department's estimated numbers.