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Wedbush is out with its latest analysis of on-the-ground mall visits from around the country.Analysts visited malls in Chicago, IL; Dallas, TX; Philadelphia, PA; San Jose, CA; and Orange County, CA to gauge the pre-Christmas season.
Among the firm’s metrics: What store bags were shoppers most frequently seen carrying.
Here are the Top 10:
- Hollister & Co.
- J. Crew
- Forever 21
- American Eagle Outfitters
- Bath & Body Works
- Foot Locker.
“Mall traffic increased this weekend as many retailers started “after Christmas” sales in an effort to offset lackluster month-to-date sales. Of the regions we check, Philadelphia was the busiest, followed by Chicago, Seattle, and Dallas.”