Mogul of Pineapples
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The "experts" were predicting negative numbers so the 3% turns out to be great when you look at it that way. I don't know where Americans are getting this money though to buy, buy, buy. My family and I are not exchanging gifts this years since we have all been hit bad.
Something else to point out is that there were many sales because of going out of business sales too. We have Cicuit City, Meryvn's, and Steve and Barry's just to name a few. I visited Steve and Berry's today and customers were buying up everything simply because it was so cheap- like $4 shirts, $10 coats. Take away those going-out-of-business sales and the numbers would be flat probably.
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