There’s a new blog via the WSJ: Holiday Sales Tracker. It looks like its out from behind the firewall, and its a great way to stay on top of all of the various articles, stories, trends, research on the holiday shopping season.
Great idea — and it appears to not require a WSJ subscription.
Holiday Sales Tracker
News, Trends and Analysis for the Key Shopping Season
On today’s agenda:
The Retail sector has had a terrific
run – see the iShares Dow Jones Consumer Goods 2 year chart (IYK) below.
We are looking for a 3-4% increase –
comparable to last year’s holiday gains.
year, Holiday Retail could end up being the “canary in the coal mine” for the economy
as well as the stock market . . .
Programming note: Today’s appearance marks the return of The Sweater ®
UPDATE: November 22, 2006 11:33am
No retail, and no Liz ; (
Oh, well. Carl’s a nice guy anyway.