Tuesday, October 4, 2016

It’s still too damn hot out to buy winter clothes

Image result for winter clothes in storesHot weather, cold sales.

This fall’s unseasonable heat is messing with retailers’ plans to sell sweaters, pants, jackets and other cold weather clothing, according to a report.

As many parts of the country experienced the warmest September in 55 years or more, sales at specialty apparel stores — the kind that populate shopping malls — were down by $393 million in August and September, compared with a decline of $376 million over the same period last year, according to Planalytics, which tracks weather trends for retailers. . . . more

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