Consumers Wait For Deals

December 2005
Home Textiles Today;12/19/2005, Vol. 27 Issue 14, p15
Trade Publication
The article reports that same-store retail sales in the United States for the first two weeks of December 2005 are below expectations and targets. Most consumers are still waiting for additional discounts and others stayed home due to snowstorms. Discounters had better sales than department stores due to their lower prices. The date of the Hanukkah holiday also affected pre-Christmas sales


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