Forecast For Back-To-School Shopping
The back-to-school shopping season has begun, and retailers are hoping consumers will be in the mood for clothes, shoes, back packs and computers.
The cold, rainy spring depressed sales as the old school year ended, so fingers are crossed for better results for the new academic year.
KUHF’s Andrew Schneider and NPR senior business editor Marilyn Geewax look at the mood of consumers as communities offer sales tax holidays to boost interest in shopping.
- Marilyn Geewax, senior business editor for NPR. She tweets @geewaxnpr.
- Andrew Schneider, business reporter for KUHF in Houston.
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