With many uncertainties looming over this year's seasonal goods sales, some experts suggest that retailers straddle the fence. Jerry Friedler, an independent consultant based in Milton, Mass., sees the potential to use existing inventory along with imported items. “The GMDC seasonal goods report [issued in 2006 and updated in 2007] revealed certain categories and products that had very high indexes at different times of the year — up to 150 to 350 in a lot of instances during Christmas ...
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