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Back to School Sales Crucial for Florida Retailers

Aug. 23, 2011 | WMFE - The weather outside still feels like summer but for kids, teachers and parents in Florida, summer 2011 is history and the new school year has begun. The annual shopping rush for school supplies and clothes provided a boost for retailers. The back-to-school sales season is the second most profitable shopping event of the year. 90.7's Tom Parkinson spoke with economic analyst Hank Fishkind about why that August sales boost is especially important for Florida's economy.

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