US retail sales maintained momentum in February
By Leonie Barrie | 7 March 2011
Sales at US apparel retailers continued to trend upwards in February as the warmer weather enticed shoppers out in search of spring merchandise and clearance bargains. But while February's same-store sales results largely followed in the footsteps of a buoyant January, rising fuel and food prices may well dampen demand in the months ahead, industry observers warned.
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