From today’s Wall Street Journal:
Retailers Draw a Weak Forecast for Holidays
NEW YORK — Retailers’ sales gains during the holiday season will likely be weaker this year as consumers grapple with a stumbling housing market, according to a Washington-based trade group.
From today’s New York Times:
Retailers See Strong Sales for Holidays
The National Retail Federation will predict a sales increase of 5 percent, to $457.4 billion, compared with last year.
Two sides to every story.