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Description: CEO Terry Lundgren says Macy’s has taken on extra staff to cope with holiday demand and expects to create permanent positions as well.

Source:  CNNMoney.com – video report

Date: 11/26/2010

Link: http://money.cnn.com/video/news/2010/11/26/n_co_macys.cnnmoney/

Questions for discussion: 

  • How well is Macy’s shopping season going so far?
  • Why is the business activity at Macy indicative of economic activity in general?
  • How is employment in the economy related to the success at retailers like Macy’s?
  • Do you share the optimism that the results at Macy’s suggest?

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