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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 24, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas December HERALDZEITUNG Page 9A Stores depend on procrastinators this year NEW YORK can blame the They can blame the They can even try to blame New York Citys transit But in the end the 2005 shopping season may just be another case of merchants not giving shoppers what they really want musthave items at reasonable Without whitehot apparel products or toys to lure people to the nations malls and many shoppers have opted to hold off until the final hours before or until the postChristmas sales to open wide their Consumers even have taken the easy way out by buying the procrastinators savior More Americans are wait ing to the end to shop for Christmas than any other time in the last 10 said Britt chairman of Americas Research based in The consumer was never excited about anything that they saw this A quirky calendar hasnt which begins is falling and Christmas Eve is on a Sat letting shoppers wait even longer than last year and creating more angst for the nations Merchants with a big presence in New York such as Saks and Bloomingdales and Macys Federated Department Stores were hit by a threeday transit strike that left commuters too exhausted to Higher heating fuel and gasoline costs have added to consumers even though unemployment is rel atively low and personal income has been like Microsoft Xbox 360 videogame new sleeker versions of the Apple Computer iPod digital music players and flatscreen have helped draw crowds to electronics stores like Best Buy and discounters such as Wal Mart Stores and Target John a sales man ager at Best Buys store in said that small LCD televisions and portable DVD players have sold out the Online retailers also have enjoyed a robust holiday sea with nontravel online spending up 24 according to comScore Net works an Internet research Online merchants saw a surge late in the with sales soaring 29 percent for the week ended 18 compared to the same period a year For many other particularly apparel the season has become a game of brinkmanship between savvy consumers who have learned they may get better deals if they wait long enough and merchants who are trying to maximize Israel to enforce offlimits zone in northern Gaza Strip JERUSALEM AP will enforce a new offlimits zone in the Gaza Strip with helicopter and gun boat its latest response to Palestinian rocket attacks on Israeli defense offi cials said The promised barrage would mark some of Israels toughest military action in Gaza since it withdrew from the coastal strip in Septem Palestinian officials on Friday promised to send more of their security forces to the Gaza border to pre vent rocket Israels deputy defense min Zeev said the no go zone was part of Israels steppedup response to the militant rocket which has intensified since the Gaza Israel has launched missiles and artillery fire at suspected launching areas and killed several mili tants in recent Israel hopes the Palestinians will get the message and that this will stop the rocket Boim told Israel If we we will have to tighten the screw Boim ruled out a major ground offensive in Gaza and acknowledged that the high ly inaccurate homemade Qassam rockets do not pose a strategic threat to The rockets have a range of about six Since the Gaza militants have been able to move their launch sites closer to a border bringing the Israeli city of Ashkelon into along with sensitive infrastructure installations including a pow er plant and a fuel Preferred launch sites have been the ruins of three Jew ish settlements in northern close to the border with Schlitterbahn gets funding for Kansas park KANSAS A million Schlitterbahn waterpark resort proposed for Wyandotte County near Kansas City cleared a hurdle this week when the Unified Board of Commissioners unanimously approved an agreement to build the the Kansas City Star The agreement calls for financing up to half of the project with bonds that are repaid with salestax 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