Holiday hopes high despite softer October sales
By Leonie Barrie | 5 November 2010
Sitting between the back-to-school spending rush and the all-important holiday shopping season, it's perhaps not surprising that October sales growth at US retailers came in at just 1.6% - the slowest year-on-year gain since April.
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