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2014-12-04 16:24:33

'Holiday Creep' Not Sole Cause as Black Friday Malaise Mirrors Entire Month's Results SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec.

2013-09-26 23:01:23

Vicky Jones of Brand Fever weighs in on K-Mart advertisement to Atlanta’s NBC affiliate, 11 Alive. (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Last Friday, Brand Fever

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2009-09-28 15:50:00

Ready or not, US retailers are pushing the Christmas shopping season earlier this year to make up for slow summer sales, a marketing expert said.

2005-12-28 10:16:44

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sales at chain stores rose in the week before Christmas, retailers said on Wednesday, with last-minute shoppers and the late Hanukkah holiday boosting the bottom line.

2005-11-27 16:54:42

By Doris Frankel CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. holiday season's first major shopping day got off to a relatively flat start compared to a strong 2004, despite special promotions, discounts and expanded hours, according to figures released on Saturday.

2005-11-26 16:34:13

By Doris Frankel CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. holiday season's first major shopping day got off to a relatively flat start compared to a strong 2004, despite special promotions, discounts and expanded hours, according to figures released on Saturday.

2005-11-23 12:35:52

By Emily Kaiser CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. retailers look set to catch a break just in time for the big Thanksgiving shopping weekend as consumer confidence perks up, gasoline prices fall and stores pile up early-bird specials.

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2004-11-26 06:00:00

In a bid to get consumers shopping early, the nation's retailers are serving up even more early bird specials on such items as TVs and toys, expanding their shopping hours and offering other enticements as they usher the official start of the holiday season on Friday.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.