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Retailers Try To Attract Last-Minute Holiday Shoppers

People walk along the sidewalk in the rain on Christmas Eve on December 24, 2014 in New York City. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
People walk along the sidewalk in the rain on Christmas Eve on December 24, 2014 in New York City. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

On the Monday before Christmas, retailers are offering a lot of deals to get the business of people who still have some shopping to do.

For example, Best Buy is offering a $100 discount off its nearly-$400 Apple Watch Sport – that’s double the store’s Black Friday discount. According to the National Retail Federation, as much as 40 percent of holiday shopping happens in the 10 days leading up to Christmas.

Here & Now’s Robin Young talks with Jill Schlesinger of CBS News about the last-minute shopping season.

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