Selling Christmas

Sloan, Carole
December 2004
Home Textiles Today;12/6/2004, Vol. 26 Issue 14, p22
Trade Publication
Focuses on the performance of retailers during the holidays in the U.S. Comparison of the prices of Christmas decorations; Trend observed in holiday shopping; Significance of the weekend to the retailers and the consumers.


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