UPDATED: Retail Round Up

Pretty dismal holiday sales this year. Here are a few links for your clicking pleasure:

Retailers Brace for Major Chang
WSJ, DECEMBER 27, 2008

Bargain-Hunting Shoppers Turn Up Noses at Post-Christmas Sales
Bloomberg, Dec. 27 2008

Amazon Claims ‘Best Ever’ Christmas (Whatever That Means)
NYT Bits, December 26, 2008

For stores, a very un-merry holiday
CNN/Money.com, December 26, 2008

Retail stocks suffer, some defy dismal sales data
Reuters, Dec 26, 2008

Christmas Aftermath: Navigating the Gift Return
WSJ, Holiday Sales Blog

Holiday Sales Tumble as U.S. Consumers Cut Spending
Bloomberg, Dec. 26 2008

US-Holiday sales may be down 4 pct -SpendingPulse
UK Reuters, Dec 26, 2008 2:12pm GMT

Retail Sales Fall as Analysts See a Soft Post-Holiday Rush
NYT, December 26, 2008

Amazon says 2008 holiday season was ‘best ever’
AP, Dec 26, 2008

Fresh survey shows gloomy U.S. retail sales: report
MarketWatch, Dec. 26, 2008

Amazon Lauds Its Holiday Sales
WSJ, DECEMBER 26, 2008, 9:41 A.M. ET

Retail sales dismal in United States and Britain
International Herald Tribune, December 25, 2008

Retailers slash prices to entice holiday shoppers
AP, Dec 26, 2008

After-holiday prices reach ‘rock bottom’

Visits to U.S. Retailers Fell 24% on Weekend Before Christmas
Bloomberg, Dec. 25 2008

Retail Sales Plummet
WSJ, DECEMBER 25, 2008

Early Reports Confirm Weak Holiday Shopping
NYT, December 24, 2008

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