Retailers are making last-ditch efforts to entice shoppers to crack open their wallets. Some are cutting prices by as much as 75 percent. Many Macy's department stores are open 24-hours until Christmas Eve. It still may not be enough to salvage the season for retailers.
Brad Stout, owner of Stout's Shoe Store in Indianapolis, Ind.
Ylan Mui, retail reporter for the Washington Post