The holiday shopping season is in full swing, and retail analysts say online activity is up sharply, with a more muted increase at the store level. We look at shopping activity and at the different ways people are responding to retail pressures.
Holiday Shopping 2010
Tom Abate, staff writer covering economics for the San Francisco Chronicle
Sarah Duxbury, reporter for the San Francisco Business Times
Helen Bulwik, retail analyst for New Market Solutions
John Lang, head economist in San Jose's Office of Economic Development
Kathy Bostjancic, director for macroeconomic analysis at the Conference Board