NEW YORK — This year’s Christmas will be a "solid base hit" rather than the home run for which retailers might still be hoping.
This was the metaphor advanced by U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray senior research analyst Jeffrey Klinefelter, who projected fourth-quarter same-store sales of 3.2 percent led by a 3.4 percent uptick among mass merchants.
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