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Shoppers Hit Mall For Last Weekend Before Christmas

Dec 23, 2018, 6:07 PM | Updated: 6:07 pm

MURRAY, Utah – Shoppers hit the mall in good spirits Saturday. The National Retail Federation expects shoppers to spend about $26 billion on December 22, compared to $24 billion on Black Friday.

A spokesperson for Fashion Place Mall said they are seeing about the same number of people as 2017, but he said people are spending more money. He said electronics, jewelry, and athletic-leisure wear were selling well.

This is the first Christmas for the Cotopaxi store at Fashion Place Mall. Workers there said they were staying busy.

“You definitely get that last rush vibe going on. A lot of people coming in looking for those last-minute grabs. Luckily, we’re a great store for that, we’ve got really unique gift ideas and I feel like people are coming in here satisfied with the things they’re getting,” said Rachael Fecteau.

A mall spokesperson said the key to an easy trip during the last couple of shopping days is to arrive early. Fashion Place Mall will be open Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Monday from 8:00 a.m. to 6 p.m.

 

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Shoppers Hit Mall For Last Weekend Before Christmas