Last-Minute Push for Sales

Created: 12/24/2013 7:44 AM KAALtv.com

NEW YORK (AP) - Holiday sales don't seem to be picking up as it gets closer to Christmas.
After a strong start to the season, sales at stores have fallen for three consecutive weeks.
And that's putting a lot of pressure on retailers.
ShopperTrak says for the week that ended Sunday, sales at U.S. stores dropped 3.1 percent to $42.7 billion, when compared to the same period last year.

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