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Economy: Christmas Sales #125929

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 23, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Boston: Bob Jamieson) Beginning of Christmas shopping on the day after Thanksgiving examined; scenes shown from Boston Filene's department store; predictions for upcoming retail sales outlined. [In streets, two WOMEN - talk about the economy.] [Retail analyst Stanley FELDMAN - predicts poor Christmas season for retailers.] Large debt held by Macy's and Bloomingdale's cited. [First Boston Corporation Maggie GILLIAM - explains sales in times of economic retrenchment.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Estimate from Ernst and Young accounting firm of cost of thefts to retailers last year cited.

Jamieson, Bob;
Jennings, Peter

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