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Multiple forecasts project a strong holiday season for retailers

NEW YORK — This year’s holiday season should be a happy one for retailers, with a number of forecasts pointing to strong sales gains. Deloitte’s annual holiday retail forecast found that retail sales during the November to January period are likely to increase between 7% and 9%, totaling $1.28 trillion to $1.3 trillion. Deloitte also