Data firm says holiday sales fell for 3rd in a row, but stands by forecast for season

  • by: ANNE D'INNOCENZIO , Associated Press
  • Updated: December 23, 2013 - 5:10 PM

NEW YORK — After a strong start to the holiday shopping season, sales at stores have fallen for the third consecutive week as Americans continue to hold back on spending during what is traditionally the busiest buying period of the year.

ADVERTISEMENT

question of the day

Poll: Where would you most like to be cooking in a small space?

Weekly Question

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

Connect with twitterConnect with facebookConnect with Google+Connect with PinterestConnect with PinterestConnect with RssfeedConnect with email newsletters

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT