Consumers aren’t running out to the mall in droves
with their tax-refund dollars. In fact, it doesn’t seem that tax reform
will put much money in apparel retailers cash registers at all -- at
least not from shoppers.
It was food and entertainment/technology which were the most likely
categories to benefit from a pay check boost, according to the latest
BDO Consumer Beat Survey, Natalie Kotlyar, national leader of BDO’s
Retail & Consumer Products practice, said in a phone interview.. . . more