More on retail's cold winter: snowed in in Portland
Posted by: John Tozzi on December 23, 2008
First, recession-conscious consumers didn’t want to spend.
Then, as panic surpassed penny-pinching, the weather benched would-be shoppers with less than two weeks before the holidays.
Now, folks who want to shop are struggling to find open stores and, in some cases, the items they need.
The weather and road closures have also made shipping a nightmare, apparently. Any Portland business owners out there — drop us a line and tell us how you’re coping with the storm.