According to RetailNext Retail Performance Pulse report for July 2017, traffic decline in the month was only 5.5 percent, the lowest in a year and a half. The monthly benchmark report also found sales experienced a relatively low year-over-year decline of just 5.3 percent in July, buoyed in part by a 0.5 percent uptick in conversion. This conversion uptick represents a second consecutive month of with a slight bump.
Weeks one and four of July posted the best results in the major retail performance areas.. . . more