The back-to-school sales season has failed to produce better results than last year, according...

|By:, SA News Editor

The back-to-school sales season has failed to produce better results than last year, according to new Gallup data on self-reported spending. 24/7's Doug McIntyre says the research may foreshadow another retail sales disaster this holiday similar to 2008 - which caused thousands of store closings and tens of thousands of layoffs in the sector.