Who's still holding Columbus Day sales? Oh,
(AMZN) and more are dangling deals in front of shoppers and, in some cases, harried parents looking for some place to take the kids on their unexpected day off.
The occasional car dealer will look to clear out some 2013 vehicles to make room for 2014s, but more typically the deals have migrated to sites such as
. With even Halloween looking like a retail fright fest this year, thanks largely to the government shutdown and the sluggish economy, even Columbus Day's draw might be somewhat limited this year.
-- Written by Jason Notte in Portland, Ore.
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