From holiday sales to 2021’s hopes
January 13, 2021
The Weekly News asked several merchants how they fared in December and what they expect in 2021. Sales varied widely. The Vintage La Conner store the Soroptimists own was hampered by too few volunteers to cover all shifts. Store co-chair Dyann Provenzano reported a strong November but that December sales were the “lowest since reopening.” Store staff are concerned of historically slow January and February traffic. They continue to accept donations by reservations only.
Mark Epstein’s Go Outside store had a great December and a better than expected November. He noted the local shopper...