Celebrating the Labor Day holiday has just begun, and many can’t wait to soak in the sun. Retailers are hoping for rain, CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports
After all the hype regarding Walmart employees’ discontent with their employer and the threat of a strike on Black Friday, the long holiday weekend was saw banner sales and virtually no protest at Walmarts.
It was supposed to be a record Christmas for retailers, but now that Santa has come and gone experts say sales numbers have fallen short.
On Cyber Monday, business was booming. But are all the good holiday deals history already? Experts say it’s not so.
There won’t be much for retailers to cheer about this holiday season, according to a new analysis of shopping trends.
New numbers show retail sales are rising, but with soaring gas prices, the gains might be short-lived.
Third-quarter retail sales are up nearly 5 percent in the Chicago area, and the upward trend is expected to continue.
The latest report on retail sales showed that holiday sales will jump 3.3 percent this year, bringing sales close to 2007 levels and well above those in 2006.