Or more like “Silent Afternoon.”
I ventured out on Christmas Eve afternoon just for the hell of it and, man, was I surprised.
It was empty out there!
I was sure that because of the three day transit strike right before Christmas the stores would be packed, but that was not the case. I easily found parking mere feet from the front entrance of the main store I wanted to visit in the mall. In the store itself the ratio of salespeople to customers was almost one to one. After we finished shopping, we went to a restaurant in the same mall and had no waiting time whatsoever.
I heard similar stories about other local shopping areas yesterday.
Wow, revenues will probably be poor this year.