Checking Your List and Checking it Twice

Randall Weiseman General

With a slow economy this holiday season what will that mean for Santa’s list? Well there is actually conflicting reports. America’s Research Group has forecasted that 2008 will see the first decline in holiday sales in almost a quarter century pointing to their consumer research responses regarding black Friday spending, where 38 percent of consumers questioned said that they spent less this year than in years past. But Ellen Davis of the National Retail Federation tells us that their preliminary reports are looking a bit better.