Maine by the numbers

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Maine Retail Sales

Q4 – 2013

$4.53 Billion

Q4 – 2012

$4.45 Billion

Source: State of Maine

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News from March 24, 2013

March 24, 2013

Charles Lawton: Tweetness should be taken with grain of salt

March 24, 2013

The great coupon debate

Coupn drop A double-digit drop in the number of coupons used in 2012 might be a fluke. Or not.

March 24, 2013

U.S. pelt farmers strike gold in Asia

Demand for higher quality U.S. furs among the newly wealthy has helped push prices to record levels.

March 24, 2013

On the Move

March 24, 2013