Merry happy season's holidays
By Eliot Brown
While many shops chose to wish customers "Happy Holidays," some bold establishments dared to post signs invoking Christmas. Others, following a neutral-Swiss model, stayed out of the fray altogether, encouraging shoppers to partake in a generic "Gift Season" or to buy "candy for your feet," in the form of shoes.
Here, straight from the front lines, is a sampling of promotions sported on posters throughout shops in the 500-store mall.