University of Cincinnati Economics Center http://wcbe.org en Major Metro Areas Could See Boost In Holiday Shopping http://wcbe.org/post/major-metro-areas-could-see-boost-holiday-shopping <p><font face="ARIAL" size="3"><font face="ARIAL" size="3">Retail researchers expect sales at Ohio stores to be up this holiday shopping season. Mon, 25 Nov 2013 21:52:10 +0000 Ohio Public Radio 47086 at http://wcbe.org Rise In Holiday Spending Projected http://wcbe.org/post/rise-holiday-spending-projected <P>A University of Cincinnati Economics Center forecast projects a 4.2 percent increase in retail sales for November and December, as compared with the same period a year ago. Mon, 19 Nov 2012 21:44:39 +0000 Jim Letizia & Associated Press 26183 at http://wcbe.org