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Economy / After-Christmas Sales / Stock Market Report #88353

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 26, 1984
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(Studio) Sales on day after Christmas said much same as those before, due to retailers' not doing too well this year.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Fairfax, Virginia) [PEOPLE - discuss returning Christmas gifts.] Sales on Rodeo Dr. in Beverly Hills, California, mentioned, as well as those other places. [WOMAN - might buy something she can't resist.] [Retail analyst Ed WELLER - comments on weather's effect on sales of heavy clothing, and on public's wait to buy things on sale.] Effect of lower sales on retailers stock noted; conditions for Sears, J.C. Penney and K Mart stated as opposed to discount places like The Price Company (or The Price Club) in California.
REPORTER: Stephen Aug (WTOP tape)

(Studio) Interview with chairperson of Marshall Field's Company, Philip Miller, in Chicago. [MILLER - comments on retail sales and consumer concerns. States opinion about how consumers see economy]
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Studio) "STK. MKT. REPORT;" Upcoming items.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Aug, Stephen;
Jennings, Peter

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