Though retailers have had to offer major discounts to drive sales, the stars appear to be...

|By:, SA News Editor

Though retailers have had to offer major discounts to drive sales, the stars appear to be aligning for a decent close to the holiday season. The weather has mostly been moderate, and is expected to remain so over the next week, and Christmas Eve lands on a Saturday. Moreover, one survey found 30% of consumer had holiday shopping to do this weekend, up from 26% last year. (previously)