Indicators: Holiday sales at low end of projections

December 2007
Inside Tucson Business;12/31/2007, Vol. 17 Issue 29, p4
The article reports on the increase in chain store retailers' sales in the U.S. According to the International Council of Shopping Centers, the industry will probably report same-store sales performance at just under 2.5% for November and December 2007. Factors that influence the increase in sales are also discussed.


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