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Retail Sales and Category Sales

In Key Economic Areas, Albany has shown growth
over the past five years, 1998 - 2003!


 
Categories % Growth
Building Materials & Gardening Supplies   135%
PC Hardware, Software, & Supplies 429%
Women's  & Girls' Wear  11%
Footwear 155%
Alcoholic Beverages 42%
Drugs, Health Aids, & Beauty Aids  36%
Men's & Boys' Wear   22%
Flooring & Floor Coverings  22%
Furniture & Sleep Equipment  20%
  •       Merchandise Line Sales
Categories  % Growth
Gasoline Service Stations   103% 
Clothing & Accessory Sales   59%
Health & Personal Care Stores   49%
General Merchandise Sales   34%
Total Retail Sales    28%
Motor Vehicles & Parts    19%
 Effective Buying Income    20%
 
 
 
[Source: 1999, 2004 Market Statistics; Demographics U.S.A.]  
Although the Albany, Georgia DMA ranks 145th in terms of DMA
Television Households, it ranks among the top 100 markets for
many merchandise and retail store Sales Per Household
categories.

 

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