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Economy / Sales / Christmas Shopping / Illinois / New York / Texas #480574

NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 28, 1975
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(Studio) Econ. indicators decrease 0.5% in October Retail sales for 3rd week in November up 12%. Good Christmas shopping season expected.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Chicago, Illinois) 1st major snowstorm here; people ready to shop. [Department store president Louis GOLDBLATT - says people held off buying last year Feels optimistic about `76 year] [SHOPPER - says money seems to be flowing.]
REPORTER: Rebecca Bell

(NYC) Sts. jammed with shoppers. Gimbels spokesperson expects buying to be up by 10%.
REPORTER: Betty Rollin

(Houston, Texas) Neiman-Marcus store shown; has higher prices than any other store. Some of gifts described, incling. pet rocks and leather-covered yo-yo. Lawrence Marcus demonstrates how yo-yo works.
REPORTER: Arthur Lord

Reporter(s):
Bell, Rebecca;
Chancellor, John;
Lord, Arthur;
Rollin, Betty
Duration:
00:03:40

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