What Retailers Expect This Holiday

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With a surging economy, and an increase in mortgate refinancing and the Bush tax cuts, both of which put money into consumers' pockets this year, the retail industry is expecting a pretty rosy holiday season. But, according to a What's Hot article on Knowledge@Wharton, the season could be dampened by rising energy costs, impending news of corporate layoffs, news from Iraq, bad weather, and more.

Last updated: Oct 31, 2003




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