SDSI: 7 new companies accepted into the Springboard business mentoring program. AGENDA: Registration and travel planning now open for January and February trade shows.
Details on Industry Insight.
I’m catching up on some West 49 news about holiday sales that came out while I was at Surf Expo.
The Canadian mall-based retailer released sales details from the five-week holiday period ended Jan. 2.
Net sales: up 5.7% to $36.8 million
Total same store sales: up 3%
West 49 banner same store sales: up 5%
For the quarter-to-date period ended Jan 2:
Net sales: up 0.6% to $51.8 million
Total same store sales: down 1.8%
West 49 banner same store sales: flat
The company operates a total of 136 stores under several banners, including West 49, and is the industry’s largest customer in Canada.