64.2% of retail store managers believe their sales volume was the same or higher at mid-year than at the same point last year, according to July survey findings from Levin Management. This is a significant uptick from mid-year 2011, when just half believed their sales volume was either steady of up from the previous year.
Store managers paint a similarly bright picture with regards to customer traffic: 62.9% of respondents said traffic at mid-year was the same or higher than at the same point in 2011, compared to 36.9% who said that fewer consumers were visiting their stores. At mid-year 2011, only 50.4% of respondents reported the same or higher traffic. Read the rest at MarketingCharts.