Newly upbeat buyers jingle retail bells

December 1993
U.S. News & World Report;12/13/93, Vol. 115 Issue 23, p20
Reports that consumer confidence climbed to an unexpectedly high level in November 1993, raising expectations for the holiday shopping season. Figures for estimated increase in national retail sales, increase in J.C. Penney's catalog sales, estimated holiday retail sales in 1992 and more.


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