If you’ve taken a hit because of US economic woes, you’re not alone. Here’s how Balloon Planet performed during the first quarter.

• Sales in January 2008 equaled sales in January 2007.

• Sales in February 2008 exceeded sales in February 2008 by 14%.

• Sales in March 2008 were down 17% compared to March 2007.

• Sales for the first quarter of 2008 equaled the first quarter of 2007.

• Corporate event sales decreased substantially for the period.

• Individual bouquet sales soared 36% for the period.