Retailers loof for Santa's gifts

Lillo, Andrew
January 2004
Home Textiles Today;1/5/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 17, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the positive end to the 2003 holiday season for retailers in the textile industry in the U.S., who reduced prices for last-minute shoppers. Weakness in the home area category; Growth of the Retail Sector Performance Index in December 2003; Strength of online retailing; Increase in the use of gift cards; Increase in the shopping card balance of Wal-Mart.


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