Workers at Corniche Furs, a wholesale business, where business slumped 30% this month, in New York, Dec. 11, 2015. Purchases of boots, coats and other cold-weather items are down significantly, and steep discounts are in the forecast as stores try to move their merchandise.
Workers at Corniche Furs, a wholesale business, where business slumped 30% this month, in New York, Dec. 11, 2015. Purchases of boots, coats and other cold-weather items are down significantly, and steep discounts are in the forecast as stores try to move their merchandise. AMY LOMBARD NYT
Workers at Corniche Furs, a wholesale business, where business slumped 30% this month, in New York, Dec. 11, 2015. Purchases of boots, coats and other cold-weather items are down significantly, and steep discounts are in the forecast as stores try to move their merchandise. AMY LOMBARD NYT

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