As of April, U.S. Businesses Expect Big Boost in Sales, More Hiring

April 20, 2015 4:07 AM

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According to a report published Monday, U.S. businesses hope that their sales would skyrocket in the following three months and help them boost hiring and pay their employees more after a disappointing first quarter.

Only 49 percent of surveyed companies reported that their sales rebounded in the first quarter of the year. In January, according to a previous report, about 54 percent of companies involved in the survey said that they had experienced higher sales.

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