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Weather’s Impact on Holiday Shopping in East Village
DES MOINES, Iowa -- It's the most wonderful time of the year, except when the weather's lousy. "The weather was great for the most part," said Andy Roat, Owner of Fleet Feet Sports. "The weekend before, that Friday and Saturday, the weather wasn`t ideal, so that did impact sales negatively, but for the rest of the holiday season, it was really pretty good," said Roat. "We actually like to have a little bit of cold weather, because it puts people in the shopping spirit, and some of the things we have are a better fit for colder weather," he said.