Timepieces:Data & Statistics
Watch Sales Rise
Jewelers of America survey finds an average 5% increase in watch sales
Platinum and diamonds led the way in sales increases in jewelry stores
in 1998, but watch sales grew a healthy 5%, according to a survey by Jewelers
The survey which reported sales overall and also broke them into
two subcategories (stores with overall increases and stores with overall
decreases) showed watch sales rose nearly 20% for stores with
overall increases. Here are the figures that show how watches fared compared
to other categories.
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