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An Uncertain Holiday Shopping Season Ahead

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David Swartz: Like the rest of the year, the 2020 holiday shopping season promises to be filled with uncertainty and anxiety. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused an economic shock and disrupted normal shopping patterns throughout the year as physical stores have been forced to close or limit visitation, while online shopping has skyrocketed. Now, the rising number virus cases in the United States, Europe, and elsewhere threatens to bring new restrictions and further stress to the economy.