Rhode Island Retail Federation

RI News
8:52 am
Mon November 18, 2013

Rhode Island Prepares For The Holiday Shopping Rush

The all-important holiday shopping season is upon us.  November and December sales are make or break months for retailers, representing as much as 20 percent of total annual sales.

The National Retail Federation is forecasting a nearly four percent increase in holiday sales this year. But local retail officials are taking a more cautious approach. Paul DeRoche heads the Rhode Island Retail Federation.

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