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Christmas Shopping / United States / Europe #107139

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Dec 26, 1987
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(Studio: Barry Serafin) Report introduced.

(NYC: Ned Potter) Impt. of holiday shopping season to retailers reported; details given, scenes shown. Impact of stock market plunge on Christmas sales noted. [Morgan Stanley, Incorporated Walter LOEB - talks about crash and consumer.] [WOMAN - talks about stock market and buying.] [Sears, Roebuck and Company chairperson Edward BRENNAN - talks about competitive sales.] After- Christmas shopping shown. [WOMAN - talks about Christmas buying.]

(Studio: Barry Serafin) Report introduced.

(London, England: John Laurence) Christmas sales in Europe featured; details given, scenes shown. Only cautious shoppers said to be American tourists. [TOURISTS - comment on costs.] Role of decline of American dollar on American tourists' buying habits noted. [TOURIST - talks about value of West German mark.] [TOURISTS - warn about current costs of visiting Europe.]

Laurence, John;
Potter, Ned;
Serafin, Barry

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