NEW CANAAN, Conn. — Despite a preponderance of gloomy holiday shopping forecasts, Customer Growth Partners on Friday said it expected sales this season could exceed modest estimates — as they did for back-to-school season. Craig Johnson, president of CGP, in a news release said BTS sales of $466 billion represented a 5.9% gain from 2010 and the biggest percentage increase since 6.2% growth 2006. Growth during the period was best in luxury and value categories, which saw ...

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