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U-M Prof Worries Thanksgiving Dinner To Become Like Tailgate Before The Big ‘Shopping’ Game

Wooten expects to see more and more stores and malls opening earlier and earlier on Thanksgiving Day in the future.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/29/2013

Opinion: Americans Failed Walmart Workers

After all the hype regarding Walmart employees’ discontent with their employer and the threat of a strike on Black Friday, the long holiday weekend was saw banner sales and virtually no protest at Walmarts.


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Retail Performance Improves After 2 Month Dip

More Michigan retailers increased sales in August, the first time in three months the overall retail industry has improved its performance, according to the Michigan Retail Index.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/26/2012

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Consumer Reports: Costco Tops List Of Major Retail Chain Stores

Costco pleased shoppers better than any other retailer according to Consumer Reports survey of more than 26,000 readers who told the organization about their shopping experience at 10 of the nations major retailers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/18/2012

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Survey: Another Good Holiday Season For Michigan Retailers

A new survey out by the Michigan Retailers Association shows this past holiday season was the second in a row with improved sales.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/29/2012

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Mich. Retail Sales Show Slow, Steady Growth Through July

“Early back-to-school sales,” hot weather and falling gas prices in July led to slow, steady growth in Michigan retail sales.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/27/2011

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Retails Sales See Biggest Jump Since March

A key to any sort of economic recovery is dependant on consumer buying.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/21/2011

Automotive Insight-B 08/10

Retail sales for Chrysler may be down in the United States…but that does not tell the whole story.