Retailers slash prices to draw last-minute shoppers

The countdown to Christmas has begun and many retailers are slashing prices to draw in last-minute shoppers.Many stores are extending hours and offering discounts. Economists

THE BRONX - The countdown to Christmas has begun and many retailers are slashing prices to draw in last-minute shoppers.

Many stores are extending hours and offering discounts. Economists expect sales to jump 4 percent this month.

Analysts say stocks will rise as shoppers rush stores during the last ten days before Christmas.

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