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Analysts say many consumers are waiting to do their shopping until they see steep discounts closer to the holidays. Stores of all kinds are running promotions - big promotions - trying to get shoppers in the doors.
But what if they don't come? And what does a bad fourth-quarter mean to retailers in the state?
Today, Where We Live, a look at the effect the recession is having on shoppers and small businesses in Connecticut. We'll talk to an economist and a marketing expert - and we'd like you to join the conversation.
Are you shopping less this holiday season? If you're a small business owner - what has the impact been like, and what are you doing to attract customers.Add your suggestions, questions and comments below!