Story URL: http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/news.aspx?id=206827
Story Retrieval Date: 7/30/2014 8:18:17 PM CST
Avretta Rice sells chocolates in the Loop every day. This holiday week she's already seen a sales slump.
Mid-week timing of holiday concerns Chicago businesses
With the Fourth of July falling on a Wednesday, some local businesses are concerned about sales. The travel organization AAA says 54 percent of people traveling are leaving before the holiday even begins. Reporter Gillian Roberts has more from area business people.