Marketplace: How retailers are trying to beat forecasts of a slower holiday season

October 3, 2022
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Washington D. C.  (Marketplace-NPR Affiliate) Because of inflation, what consumers want is sales. So stores are starting them early. Target kicks off holiday shopping this week. Amazon’s holding a Prime sale next week. Brittany Steiger, a retail analyst at Mintel, said a lot of businesses are trying to sell stuff they bought too much of during supply chain snarls.

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