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Post-Christmas shopping proves fruitful for local retailers

Last-minute Christmas shopping proved fruitful for Emporia retailers, and now the day after is looking good as well.

 

Becky Smith of the Town Crier Bookstore says the post-Christmas rush hasn't hit yet, though she expects more people to come in as the afternoon wears on.

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Jason Miller of Sutherland's says he's seen steady traffic so far Thursday, mostly using up their gift cards.

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Bruce Burenheide of Bluestem Farm and Ranch says Christmas Eve was unusually busy.

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Most businesses have continued their special holiday deals and discounts -- and special hours -- through New Year's Day.

 

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