Monday, June 9, 2008

Don't Call It a Recession: Ross Stores Sales Spike

By Chris Thompson
Mon, Jun 9, 2008 at 6:46 AM

No more J. Crew and H&M shopping sprees for us, we've got a not-quite-a-recession to obsess over! According to the Pleasanton Weekly, sales for the East Bay second-hand clothing retailer Ross Stores jumped a remarkable fourteen percent over the same period a year ago. Ross executives attributed their success to clement weather and their own crackerjack business sense, but we've got a sneaking suspicion that folks are looking at their checking accounts with a little more alarm than usual. Now, if only we could find some second-hand unleaded gasoline...

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