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Chain Store Sales Fall for Week

Chain store sales fell in the third week of August, as back-to-school sales suffered from consumers postponing their purchases, a report said on Tuesday.


Sales in August to-date were down 0.9 percent compared with the same span in July. Sales at major retailers rose by 3.9 percent on a year-over-year basis for the week ended August 20, said Redbook Research, an independent company.


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