A Tough Sell

Bhonslay, Marianne
November 2007
SGB;Nov2007, Vol. 40 Issue 11, p6
Trade Publication
The article discusses sales forecasts for sporting goods retailers for the 2007 Christmas holiday season. According to the author, December 2007 is expected to be one of the slowest shopping seasons in years. Industry officials blame rising housing and credit costs. Other factors may include consumer trepidation that usually precedes a presidential election. The article discusses positive forecasts for outdoor businesses, such as REI and Hibbett Sports.


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