HOLIDAY SHOPPING: Sales ‘Not Great But Good’

Local merchants say business wasn’t bad this Christmas season but it wasn`t great either.

Valley Junction retailers say this wasn’t the best year they’ve seen sales-wise, but it wasn’t the worst either

“It was a good year. I`d say it was pretty much on par with last year,” says Sara Davis with Sisters Home Goods Store. “Good. Not great, but good. And that sure beats poor,” adds Dan Kavanaugh with Kavanaugh Art Gallery.

Several merchants told us they believe the cold and snowy weather also put a damper on holiday shopping.