Caution has become the rule as retailers tiptoe toward the holiday season.
Shoppers are feeling less confident, sales growth is slowing and inventories still appear to be too high for demand. Add to that the drumbeat of bad news — from chemical weapons in Syria to a possible shutdown in Washington — and retailers are being extra careful to step lightly.
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