Hurricane Irene May Have Cost Retailers $45 Billion

Hurricane Irene, despite blowing over New York City with little damage, took a heavy toll on the city's retailers. Major department stores like Saks Fifth Avenue, Bergdorf Goodman, and Bloomingdale's boarded up their doors in anticipation of the storm. Women's Wear Daily reports: "the hurricane resulted in millions of… » 8/29/11 12:55pm 8/29/11 12:55pm