Holiday Sales Seen as 'Uneven'

NEW YORK — This year's holiday-shopping season was marked by deal-seeking consumer behavior and two sharp spikes in spending, one early in the season and one late, according to a report Wednesday.

Sales during the week that ended Dec. 24 rose 4.5% compared with last year, according to the International Council of Shopping Centers-Goldman Sachs Weekly Chain Store Sales Index. Sales also rose sharply in the week that ended Nov. 26, which includes the Friday a

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