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Snow day? East Coast retailers dump discounts and deals on shoppers
Snow day? East Coast retailers dump discounts and deals on shoppers

Baby, it’s cold outside, especially if you’re stuck in the mounds of snow currently blanketing much of the East Coast. But while airlines are canceling flights and schools are rescheduling classes, retailers are treating the storm as another opportunity to rake in sales. Some Girls Boutique in Troy, N.Y., is using social media Friday to advertise its “Snow Bunny Sale,” with 30% off all winter accessories. The New York City brand A Tale of Two Biddies is offering 20% on everything in its online store, including caps and T-shirts, using the code SNOW. QUIZ: Do you remember the biggest business news stories of 2013? The Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, Mass.,...

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