In October, Signs Of Life At Retailers

Some analysts are now predicting higher levels of holiday spending than in the year before.

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  • In October, Signs of Life at Retailers
    Source: NY Times October was far and away the best month American retailers have had since consumers put the brakes on spending last autumn. Major ...
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