Local, national retailers expect modest gains from holiday season


By Saria Kraft
Acorn Staff Writer

Procrastinating consumers, post-holiday bargain hunters and a favorable retail calendar combined to make Christmas week a profitable one for the nation’s retailers, according to ShopperTrak in its Dec. 30 national retail sales estimate.
Retailers in Conejo Valley/Las Virgenes and surrounding communities reported a brisk holiday as well.
Sales for the week ending Dec. 27 increased by 24.6 percent over the same week in 2002, putting th...

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