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The Holiday Shopping Outlook

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The Holiday Shopping Outlook

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The Holiday Shopping Outlook

The Holiday Shopping Outlook

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Retail sales have fallen for three consecutive months, including a drop of 1.2 percent last month, which was nearly double what was expected. First, we'll hear from shoppers about how much less they are planning to spend this holiday season. Then, we'll talk with Marshall Cohen, retail analyst for NPD Group, about a glimmer of hope on the retail horizon.