The BlackBox Index for January 2019 is…

By Mark Kalinowski Published on February 7, 2019 at 12:00 AM

Earlier today (Thursday, February 7th), we learned that the BlackBox Index of samestore sales for January 2019 was +2.0%, with same-store traffic down by -0.7%. The +2.0% showing for January 2019 matches the +2.0% number from December 2018, which had been the best monthly number since August 2015. The January 2019 showing is particularly welcome given that mid-to-late January was likely negatively impacted by the recent so-called “Polar Vortex.”

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