Dec. 26 storms delay $1B in retail spending

A shopper checks her receipt outside Macy's in New York on Monday, Feb. 25, 2008. (Mark Lennihan)

December 30, 2010 7:25:22 AM PST
The blizzard that swept through the Northeast on Sunday and Monday delayed $1 billion in retail spending, according to research firm ShopperTrak, but won't derail a holiday shopping season expected to be the best since 2007.