by Scott Neuffer

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October 26, 2012
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Douglas sales rise 11 percent in August

The end of the summer season was generally good for Douglas County merchants.

According to the Nevada Department of Taxation, county merchants raked in $54.9 million in taxable sales for the month of August versus $49.6 million in the same month the year before - a 10.7 percent increase.

In the current fiscal year to date, the county has posted nearly $108 million versus $102 million in the same time period a year ago - a 5.5 percent increase.

The manufacturing sector had some interesting sales trends.

Food manufacturing was up 203 percent for the month, posting $252,990. Petroleum and …

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The Record Courier Updated Oct 27, 2012 10:32AM Published Oct 26, 2012 06:46PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.