Major Retailers Report January Sales Figures

Feb 7, 2013

Columbus-based Limited Brands and Cincinnati-based Macy's are among the major retailers reporting strong January sales figures, as shoppers took advantage of clearance sales.

Limited and Macy's are among 20 companies who say revenue at stores open at least a year - a key indicator of a retailer's health - rose an average of 5.1 percent, the highest increase since August 2012. Limited says same-store sales rose 9 percent in January. Macy's says sales rose by 11.7 percent.