holiday sales

Black Friday Kicks Off the Holiday Shopping Season
Thanksgiving and Black Friday are now complete. City officials in Yakima and surrounding areas have not added up all the figures.  Most say they had a strong weekend of sales. Many parking lots were full starting Thursday night the eve of Black Friday...
No Bright Lights Looking Ahead to Christmas Spending
A new poll out  doesn't hold good news for retailers, America's Research Group found that more than one-quarter of Americans -- 27 percent -- plan to spend less during the holidays this year. Another 55 percent plan to spend only as much as last year, with only 18 percent set to spend…