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Orangepeel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-27-05 04:23 PM
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17. here is a regional breakdown
By region, sales in the Southeast, including North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida and Georgia, grew 11%, according to SpendingPulse, while Pacific states like California, Oregon and Washington, experienced a 9.6% increase. The smallest gain, 5.3%, belonged to the Great Plains area including Kansas, Missouri, Minnesota and North Dakota. Sales in the Northeast grew just 6.9%; 8.1% in the mid-Atlantic and 8.4% in North Central states including Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin and Illinois.

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  -Holiday retail spending up 8.7 pct: report Roland99  Dec-27-05 03:24 PM   #0 
  - More money for the credit card companies... more debt for US consumers  Oreo   Dec-27-05 03:28 PM   #1 
  - part of this will be returned  ny_liberal   Dec-27-05 06:26 PM   #27 
  - it would be interesting to see a regional breakdown  xray s   Dec-27-05 03:29 PM   #2 
  - Bingo  in search of sanity   Dec-27-05 03:49 PM   #7 
  - here is a regional breakdown  orangepeel68   Dec-27-05 04:23 PM   #17 
  - Hmmm. How are they defining the word "spent"? Are they talking.....  Media_Lies_Daily   Dec-27-05 03:32 PM   #3 
  - Found this which adds a bit more detail  Roland99   Dec-27-05 03:34 PM   #4 
  - Are they basing this supposed increase on MC's credit card sales?  WePurrsevere   Dec-27-05 04:01 PM   #10 
  - dollars spent  orangepeel68   Dec-27-05 04:20 PM   #14 
     - Based on hot air generated, evidently.  Media_Lies_Daily   Dec-27-05 05:08 PM   #22 
  - I don't believe those Numbers  gizmo1979   Dec-27-05 03:38 PM   #5 
  - The malls were packed around here but the discounts were huge  Roland99   Dec-27-05 03:47 PM   #6 
  - An affiliate of MasterCard? I don't believe them  meganmonkey   Dec-27-05 03:51 PM   #8 
  - Expect this number to be revised and revised down  Bob3   Dec-27-05 03:56 PM   #9 
  - You'll like this little tidbit, then . . .  hatrack   Dec-27-05 04:16 PM   #12 
  - Very important point....good find!  Media_Lies_Daily   Dec-27-05 05:07 PM   #21 
  - I knew they were lying.  gizmo1979   Dec-27-05 05:20 PM   #24 
  - Investors weren't falling for it either..  NeoConsSuck   Dec-27-05 06:01 PM   #25 
  - Uh huh ... Soon, we'll all be wearing golden underwear.  FlemingsGhost   Dec-27-05 04:13 PM   #11 
  - Sales may have increased, but what about profits?  Tempest   Dec-27-05 04:18 PM   #13 
  - Bingo we have a winner  wakeme2008   Dec-27-05 04:23 PM   #16 
  - WSJ explanation of the report  orangepeel68   Dec-27-05 04:22 PM   #15 
  - Ok, $4 billion more much more (or less) in B&M?  Roland99   Dec-27-05 04:50 PM   #19 
  - It isn't how much you sold , ....  Missy M   Dec-27-05 04:46 PM   #18 
  - Wouldn't this just be spending through Mastercard?  daleo   Dec-27-05 04:57 PM   #20 
  - credit and debit cards, cash and checks  orangepeel68   Dec-27-05 06:08 PM   #26 
  - Sure didn't seem like a bang-up shopping season to me...  Innoma   Dec-27-05 05:10 PM   #23 
  - local mall was packed today  yorkiemommie1   Dec-27-05 07:59 PM   #28 

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