After a holiday shopping period that so far has been lethargic at best, America's retailers are hoping for a vital pick-me-up this week.
Save for two big shopping surges on Black Friday weekend and the three days before Christmas, the season, while not as bleak as originally predicted, still will go down as possibly the worst in the last five years, hit by concerns over the economy and rising fuel prices.
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