Last-minute Christmas shoppers flock to LI stores

Many holiday shoppers waited until the last minute to make their list and check it twice.

Last-minute Christmas shoppers flock to LI malls

Last-minute Christmas shoppers flock to LI malls (12/24/12)

GARDEN CITY - Many holiday shoppers waited until the last minute to make their list and check it twice.

A Consumer Reports poll showed an estimated 17 million people would be out shopping on Christmas Eve.

Many procrastinators at the Roosevelt Field Mall and Toys R Us said the advantage of shopping late in the season are sales at retail stores. Many retailers offered 50 to 60 percent off to lure more shoppers in the doors.

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