CREATED Jan. 4, 2013
Good news for anyone looking for a good sales. After sluggish holiday sales, many retailers are still offering up some great bargains.
A MasterCard Advisor SpendingPulse report says retail sales in the two months before Christmas ticked up only 0.7 percent. That's well below the 2 percent growth that was forecasted. And that's far below the 4 percent growth rate predicted by the National Retail Federation.
Major retailers like Bloomingdale's have after-Christmas sales of up to 75 percent off. And Neiman Marcus is advertising 40 percent off sale items through today, on its website.