Report: Small Retailers Outperforming Overall Retail Sales
August 20, 2012
A SpendingPulse report, released by MasterCard Advisors in partnership with Wells Fargo, found that June spending at small retailers increased 8 percent compared to last year. The sales growth at smaller retailers (retailers with less than $35 million in annual sales and less than 200 employees) also was higher than the overall U.S. retail growth rate of 6.9 percent. Additionally, the June report found that sales growth at small retailers has now outperformed growth of overall retail sales for nine consecutive months. To view the full report, visit www.mastercard.com.