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Last-minute push for sales

2 years 11 months 2 weeks ago December 24, 2013 Dec 24, 2013 Tuesday, December 24 2013 December 24, 2013 6:57 AM in News
Source: AP

NEW YORK - 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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