Dec. 12, 2013 06:56 PM
September's $509 million in sales pushed Lafayette Parish's nine-month total to $4.4 billion. Lafayette Parish retail sales of $509 million in September bumped the year-to-date total to $4.4 billion, 5.25 percent more than this time last year. Total ...
Oct. 21, 2013 12:48 PM
Record-breaking pace continues With Lafayette Parish retail sales of more than $485 million in August, 2013 year-to-date sales have climbed to $3.93 billion, an increase of 4.8 percent over 2012. August sales reflect an increase of 14.5 increase ...
Sept. 13, 2013 04:57 PM
Lafayette Parish retail sales for first seven months of 2013 are up 3.5 percent over the same period last year. Retail sales in Lafayette Parish continue their record pace this year, with July sales of $487 million up only 1 percent over July 2012 ...
July 17, 2013 05:11 PM
Year-to-date retail sales up 4.25 percent over 2012. Lafayette Parish retail sales topped $500 million in May, bringing year-to-date figures to $2.4 billion, an increase of 4.25 percent over 2012. Lafayette Parish retail sales topped $500 million ...
April 26, 2013 01:46 PM
Internet shoppers are moving closer to paying sales taxes for their online purchases. But the fight is far from over. WASHINGTON (AP) - Internet shoppers are moving closer to paying sales taxes for their online purchases. But the fight is far ...
May 25, 2011 06:00 AM
Wednesday, May 25, 2011Retail sales in Lafayette Parish are continuing to rise in 2011, with the first three months besting 2010's first quarter by 9.62 percent.February's 8.64 percent rise in retail spending was the first sign of what might be a sizeable ...
April 27, 2011 06:00 AM
Wednesday, April 27, 2011What a difference a year makes.Last year Lafayette Parish retail sales got off to a sluggish start, trailing 2009 by 14 percent during the first two months and still off almost 11 percent by March. Sales soon after began to close ...
July 28, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, July 28, 2010Written by Leslie TurkA timeline of the drilling ban's potential impact on retail sales alone, one of the best barometers of fiscal activity, reveals a bruised Lafayette economy.The impact of the drilling moratorium on retail sales ...

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