US wholesalers boost stockpiles in October - Article Photos 1/1

FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 15, 2012 photo, Gloria Bambrick counts and stacks components of T-shirts as Walter Meck reviews an order at FesslerUSA apparel manufacture in Orwigsburg, Pa. .U.S. wholesale businesses increased their stockpiles in October but their sales fell sharply, a mix sign for economic growth. The Commerce Department said Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012 that stockpiles grew 0.6 percent in October. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)