The checkouts were busy as large crowds shopped on Black Friday, Nov. 25, at Bath and Body Works at Independence Center. Holiday shoppers abandoned their early reluctance and boosted spending as the season wore on, pushing sales to the biggest increase in more than a decade, according to research firm Customer Growth Partners.
The checkouts were busy as large crowds shopped on Black Friday, Nov. 25, at Bath and Body Works at Independence Center. Holiday shoppers abandoned their early reluctance and boosted spending as the season wore on, pushing sales to the biggest increase in more than a decade, according to research firm Customer Growth Partners. File phot by Allison Long along@kcstar.com
The checkouts were busy as large crowds shopped on Black Friday, Nov. 25, at Bath and Body Works at Independence Center. Holiday shoppers abandoned their early reluctance and boosted spending as the season wore on, pushing sales to the biggest increase in more than a decade, according to research firm Customer Growth Partners. File phot by Allison Long along@kcstar.com

Holiday sales may have jumped 4.9 percent in biggest gain since 2005

December 27, 2016 09:23 PM