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Sluggish July sales show tight-fisted consumers

NEW YORK (AP) – Shoppers, worried about job security and finding fewer options among the sales bins, remained tight-fisted during July, resulting in sluggish sales for many merchants and raising concern about the back-to-school shopping season’s health. As merchants reported their sales figures today, mall-based chains continue to be hit hardest as consumers focus on necessities.… Continue Reading Sluggish July sales show tight-fisted consumers