I see that “Consumer Confidence” is improving… The economy is turning around and growing again.
Appliances Show Encouraging Sales Increase… In another sign that consumer confidence may be improving, The NPD Group reported that both major and small appliance sales posted positive dollar and unit sales figures in the fourth quarter (October to December) of 2010, compared with the fourth quarter 2009/2008. Both 2010 unit and dollar sales for major appliances were up 5.5% over Q4 2009, according to NPD’s consumer tracking service.
In March 2010, Local furniture retailers are saying they expect good things. In late March 2010, Local Builders I’ve had lunch with notice some positive movements. Yesterday April 14, 2011, Local car dealers are very happy with sales.