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Holiday Shopping / Christmas Deliveries #1077414

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 26, 2013
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(Studio: Natalie Morales) Report introduced.

(Atlanta: Gabe Gutierrez) The post-holiday rush to discount and deliver featured; details given about the scramble by UPS & FedEx to deliver late packages that did not arrive in time for Christmas due to nasty weather and soaring online sales; statements from both companies quoted; holiday sales & spending figures cited; scenes shown of the New Jersey warehouse where returned items are repackaged and resold. [Several PEOPLE – comment.] [Retail analyst Marshal COHEN†- says shippers did not do a good job of anticipating the shift in holiday shopping.] [Liquidity Services Inc. Rob CASKEY†- says Americans are returning more and more.]

Morales, Natalie;
Gutierrez, Gabe

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