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Economy / Retail Sales / Credit Concerns #535111

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 26, 1984
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(Studio) Report on economic effects of pre- and Post-Christmas retail sales.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(NYC) Consumer caution in buying noted; effects examined. [Carson Pirie Scott store spokesperson Dennis BOOKSHESTER - comments.] Report of Shearson Lehman brokerage firm with regard to stks. for K Mart, Federated department store chain, J.C. Penney and Sears stated; graphics shown. Sales at specialty stores on San Francisco's Union Square described. [Eddie Bauer store spokesperson Ruth CROWLEY - comments.] television ads shown. [Store owner James SCHWARTZ - comments.]
REPORTER: Dennis Moore

(Studio) Credit card companies' concerns with regard to consumers' ability to pay for Christmas spending detailed.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

Moore, Dennis;
Utley, Garrick

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