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Record holiday shopping season expected

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Monday, November 25, 2013

Holiday shoppers have one fewer week between Thanksgiving and Christmas, yet retail analysts still say it will be a record shopping season.

They cite the economic recovery, increased consumer confidence and the growing prevalence of discounts, bargains and sales that entice consumers.

Sarah Shaoul, owner of Black Wagon, a North Portland children’s clothing boutique, said last week that many of her customers had already started holiday shopping.

“We’ve noticed a big change in the last week. We think the season is going to be strong,” she said, adding that she expects sales to be 20 percent higher than last year.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

 

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