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Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Grim Forecast for Holiday Retail Sales

Experts predict that holiday retail sales will be the weakest since the 1991 recession. Can we expect the same for end-of-year charitable giving? Or will donors be able to dig deep enough to support their favorite charities even if they can't afford to buy a gift for everyone on their holiday list? Or will they make an effort to incorporate philanthropy into their gift giving?

1 comment:

Truth Seeker said...

This confirms what the Atlas of Giving is currently forecasting for year end... http://www.scribd.com/doc/58893299/Atlas-of-Giving-Report-May-2011