Returns, rummaging through racks and racks of discounted apparel and self-purchasing ruled the day at stores across America in the post-Christmas stretch of the holiday season.
That left retailers feeling frustrated and disappointed about the outcome; even more concerned about the impact on fourth-quarter profits than they were earlier in the month, and fretting over 2009 as the recession takes a tighter hold on consumers’ psyche and the possibility of more retail bankruptcies loom.
"I think that all anyone really wants in life is to have people understand us for who we actually are, despite everything," says Ruth Negga. The actress talks "Preachers" season 2 and more on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Dan Doperalski)
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