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The Bottom Line: Retailers See Changes In Holiday Shopping Habits

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Providence Business News Editor Mark Murphy joins Rhode Island Public Radio's Dave Fallon for our weekly business segment, The Bottom Line. This week...

Providence Business News Editor Mark Murphy joins Rhode Island Public Radio's Dave Fallon for our weekly business segment, The Bottom Line.

This week Mark and Dave discuss the outlook for retailers this holiday season with Paul DeRoche, senior vice president of government relations at the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce.Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce Senior V.P. of Government Relations Paul DeRoche on holiday sales, millennials and trends for 2015.

According to DeRoche, retailers have noticed that millennials eschew aparrel in favor of devices like smart phones. For the holiday shopping season, DeRoche predicts sales volume will increase by 5 percent from 2014.

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The Bottom Line: Retailers See Changes In Holiday Shopping Habits
The Bottom Line: Retailers See Changes In Holiday Shopping Habits