The Retail Metrics same store sales index for August was up 5.9%, for those that were reporting. That’s the biggest gain since June 2011.
As the economy slowly begins to turn around, the trend of self-gifting is on the rise again.
After two years of peddling the basics, area retailers are pushing harder and earlier this season to try to get you through their front door or onto their websites.
BJ’s Wholesale of Natick has a plan to sell the company to the highest bidder and go private. BJ’s has been looking for ways to expand and increase its value ever since the company got a buy-out offer from a private equity firm earlier this year.
WBZ New England Business Editor Anthony Silva has details and reaction to the disappointing numbers.