Holiday Sales View Still Weak After Weekend Rush

12/31/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Consumers made repeat trips to stores and spent more on bargains this holiday weekend, but the early rush is unlikely to save retailers from a bleak sales season, analysts said on Sunday.

Early results from the Black Friday weekend that kicks off U.S. holiday shopping showed that sales grew both in stores and online, fueled by repeat trips, heavier online sales and deep discounts from retailers across the price spectrum.

Read more on Reuters