Ali Cat Toys is doing the bulk of its holiday buying now, and even stocking up for next Easter season.
The owner of a North Carolina toy shop talks about the state of her business after the holiday retail season.
The owners of a record and comic book shop, a toy store, and a greeting card and outdoor gear business share their experiences.
Irene Kesselman, owner of Ali Cat Toys, said her store's inventory is high leading up to Easter — partly because she wants to avoid future inflation.
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Three small-business owners weigh in on how the shopping season went for them.
Small business retailers are facing a holiday season like no other. Three owners share how they're preparing for the shopping season.