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Consumers Choose Cheer Over Fear This Holiday Season
Special Retail Edition
"Santa is working his elves a little harder to fill his sleigh this holiday season. That, coupled with efforts to staff up by shipping companies, suggests that more gifts will be under our trees and more smiles on our faces come Christmas morning," says Diane Swonk.