ARO, AEO and Old Navy were so busy that a headcount was literally impossible.
Literally...midnight at the mall...and it's jammed...madness. Published 11/27/15:
The stronger retailers demonstrate a steady-as she-goes cadence. Published 11/23/15:
Signs of both weakness and strength show themselves. Published 11/17/15:
This article was published 11/9/15 and launches a Holiday Countdown from early November thru Christmas. The assignment was to chronicle the promotional profile of the different retailers as the clock wound down to Christmas. Who would lead or get pulled into the Race To The Bottom? Who would be able to run their promotional calendar as planned? Who would get into Weeks of Supply (WOS) trouble and have to promote early and deep?