Rain fails to dampen urban Christmas shopping

Sustained inclement weather in the days immediately preceding Christmas did little to curb the enthusiasm for spending usually associated with this time of the year. In fact, in downtown Georgetown, Christmas spenders appeared to take the weather in their stride and if there were losers to the sustained showers they were, in the main, the street vendors, whose vantage points were, in some cases, ‘washed out’ by the downpours.

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