Cherry Hill Mall, 'economy can't stay bad forever'

Inquirer staff writer Matt Katz reports:

It’s busy, but not jam-packed at the Cherry Hill Mall. Shoppers are saying there are fewer people at the Mall than during previous Black Fridays. They attribute that to the state of the economy.

“I don’t think we stood in line for 5 minutes at any store we went in,” said Evangelina Henry, a teacher from Camden.

Henry started shopping at 4 a.m. and planned to continue into the afternoon.

“The economy can’t stay bad forever. I’m not going to jump off the bridge or anything.”

Shoppers were showing off the deals to be had, including 2-for-one offers at JC Penney’s; free tote bags with a $60 purchase at Victoria’s Secret; and 20% off on top of 40% off on Hannah Montana merchandise at the Disney Store.

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