Retailers Eye Home Goods as Housing Sales Improve
Economists aren't the only ones watching improving home sales closely. Emboldened by recent numbers, retail giants J.C. Penney and Target are bolstering their home furnishing offerings in hopes that new buyers will need to decorate. The decision to invest in the home section could be a smart one if recent retail sales trends hold steady. In March, sales at e first quarter while appliance sales were about 0.7 percent higher.