Jewelers are likely to get a lump of coal for Christmas as consumers continue to pull back on luxury purchases.
In the face of rising unemployment, unstable financial and housing markets, high food prices and a credit market that has a vise grip on consumers, retailers hoping to sell pricey baubles this holiday will have their work cut out for them.
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