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UPDATED: Retail Round Up

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On December 27, 2008 @ 10:45 am In Consumer Spending,Economy,Markets,Retail | Comments Disabled

Pretty dismal holiday sales this year. Here are a few links for your clicking pleasure:

Retailers Brace for Major Chang [1]
WSJ, DECEMBER 27, 2008

Bargain-Hunting Shoppers Turn Up Noses at Post-Christmas Sales [2]
Bloomberg, Dec. 27 2008

Amazon Claims ‘Best Ever’ Christmas (Whatever That Means) [3]
NYT Bits, December 26, 2008

For stores, a very un-merry holiday [4]
CNN/Money.com, December 26, 2008

Retail stocks suffer, some defy dismal sales data [5]
Reuters, Dec 26, 2008

Christmas Aftermath: Navigating the Gift Return [6]
WSJ, Holiday Sales Blog

Holiday Sales Tumble as U.S. Consumers Cut Spending [7]
Bloomberg, Dec. 26 2008

US-Holiday sales may be down 4 pct -SpendingPulse [8]
UK Reuters, Dec 26, 2008 2:12pm GMT

Retail Sales Fall as Analysts See a Soft Post-Holiday Rush [9]
NYT, December 26, 2008

Amazon says 2008 holiday season was ‘best ever’ [10]
AP, Dec 26, 2008

Fresh survey shows gloomy U.S. retail sales: report [11]
MarketWatch, Dec. 26, 2008

Amazon Lauds Its Holiday Sales [12]
WSJ, DECEMBER 26, 2008, 9:41 A.M. ET

Retail sales dismal in United States and Britain [13]
International Herald Tribune, December 25, 2008

Retailers slash prices to entice holiday shoppers [14]
AP, Dec 26, 2008

After-holiday prices reach ‘rock bottom’ [15]
THE TENNESSEAN, DECEMBER 26, 2008

Visits to U.S. Retailers Fell 24% on Weekend Before Christmas [16]
Bloomberg, Dec. 25 2008

Retail Sales Plummet [17]
WSJ, DECEMBER 25, 2008

Early Reports Confirm Weak Holiday Shopping [18]
NYT, December 24, 2008


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[1] Retailers Brace for Major Chang: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123033610871336369.html

[2] Bargain-Hunting Shoppers Turn Up Noses at Post-Christmas Sales: http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=aoWZT.ZZJOwI&

[3] Amazon Claims ‘Best Ever’ Christmas (Whatever That Means): http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/12/26/amazon-claims-best-ever-christmas-whatever-that-means/?hp

[4] For stores, a very un-merry holiday: http://money.cnn.com/2008/12/26/news/economy/holidaysales_finalnumbers/?postversion=2008122612

[5] Retail stocks suffer, some defy dismal sales data: http://www.reuters.com/article/rbssConsumerGoodsAndRetailNews/idUSN2627264920081226

[6] Christmas Aftermath: Navigating the Gift Return: http://blogs.wsj.com/holidaysales/2008/12/24/christmas-aftermath-navigating-the-gift-return/

[7] Holiday Sales Tumble as U.S. Consumers Cut Spending: http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=ah_SJh8lkDzU&

[8] US-Holiday sales may be down 4 pct -SpendingPulse : http://uk.reuters.com/article/hotStocksNews/idUKN2630019120081226

[9] Retail Sales Fall as Analysts See a Soft Post-Holiday Rush: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/27/business/economy/27shop.html

[10] Amazon says 2008 holiday season was ‘best ever’: http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5grn8Nbmjb7Dk03zRC4R7_-itXWZwD95AEH2G0

[11] Fresh survey shows gloomy U.S. retail sales: report: http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story/early-signs-gloom-retailers-report/story.aspx?guid=%7BB234AC7C-D6B0-447B-B76E-F96555B5CDD1%7D

[12] Amazon Lauds Its Holiday Sales: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123029910235635355.html

[13] Retail sales dismal in United States and Britain: http://www.iht.com/articles/2008/12/25/asia/retail.php

[14] Retailers slash prices to entice holiday shoppers: http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gjMKBGIg_Z20DaMKTqzDslm1t_ZwD95AEH980

[15] After-holiday prices reach ‘rock bottom’: http://www.tennessean.com/article/20081226/BUSINESS01/812260375/1003/NEWS01

[16] Visits to U.S. Retailers Fell 24% on Weekend Before Christmas: http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=auJbdfD2koc0&

[17] Retail Sales Plummet: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123025036865134309.html

[18] Early Reports Confirm Weak Holiday Shopping: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/25/business/25retail.html

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