October 2008
SGB;Oct2008, Vol. 41 Issue 10, p32
Trade Publication
The article presents several answers and views to the question concerning the impact of the recent U.S. financial crises to the sporting goods industry and consumer spending for Christmas. Accordingly, the financial crisis helps sporting goods segment since people will spend more for lower ticket, close to home expenses for holidays. Another opinion relates that consumers confidence will be crucial for Christmas to grow in sales while another believes on the high impact in all items spending.


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