Back-to-school Shopping A Bust

Shoppers spent slightly more last month than they had the year before, but sales were far short of 2008 levels, heralding what could be a disappointing holiday shopping season.

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    Many participants have parents who are unemployed, disabled or facing financial difficulty, making back-to-school shopping a financial hardship. Staff from Community Action Partnership said the students and parents all expressed their gratitude at ...
    10/24/2016 - 9:14 am | View Link
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    10/18/2016 - 9:43 pm | View Link
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    10/10/2016 - 10:25 pm | View Link
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