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  9/11/2012, Elul 24, 5772

Survey: Retail-Chain Sales to Rise 7% During Holidays

An increase of seven percent is expected at the various retail chains dealing in food, clothing, durables and home furnishings during the fall Jewish holidays that begin next week, according to a survey just released by the Economics branch of Israel's Chamber of Commerce Association.

The seven-percent increase is in comparison to the months preceding and following the holidays, based on figures from previous years.