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February 5, 2013
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November numbers show seasonal sales decrease

Despite high hopes for the season, Douglas County taxable sales in November fell short of the prior year.

According to the Nevada Department of Taxation, county merchants raked in $42.6 million in sales compared to $43.6 million in November 2011 - a 2.3 percent slip.

For the fiscal year to date, though, the county is still producing more sales than in the same time period a year ago, roughly $250 million versus $240 million, or a 4.3 percent increase.

In November, the county's largest sales generator, food services and drinking places, remained strong with $8.8 million in sales, up 4.5 …

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The Record Courier Updated Feb 5, 2013 01:39PM Published Feb 5, 2013 01:36PM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.