After a puzzling and mostly disappointing holiday run, retailers are eyeing the post-Christmas selling period through January for the season’s salvation.
Typically by Christmas Day, retailers are confident they’ll make their numbers. It’s not quite the case this year, based on how retail sales have played out thus far. Store executives and analysts contacted Monday and Tuesday said there were two peak periods — Black Friday weekend and last weekend, and an unusually prolonged shopping lull in between. In other words, it was feast or famine, and mostly the latter.
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