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·Craft/Gift/Specialty Revenue by Month
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·Theater Revenue by Month
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Craft/Gift/Specialty Revenue

2003 CRAFT/GIFT/SPECIALTY REVENUE BY MONTH

The craft, gift, and specialty shop category reported sales of $37.8 million in 2003, a decrease of 4%; however, the total revenue brought in for this category still surpassed that of 2001. Revenue in this category showed constant decreases in every month except August and December. The decrease was most likely a reflection of the overall economic conditions facing the country.

Month

Gross Business

% of Change

Jan.

$ 940,367

-4

Feb.

$ 1,039,449

-17

Mar.

$ 1,580,129

-13

Apr.

$ 2,149,447

-6

May

$ 2,404,476

-10

June

$ 3,435,804

-5

July

$ 4,313,361

-9

Aug.

$ 3,811,452

2

Sept.

$ 3,587,134

-5

Oct.

$ 5,720,234

-2

Nov.

$ 4,919,025

-6

Dec.

$ 3,888,865

8

Total

$ 37,789,743

-4

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