Abha Bhattarai covers local banking, retail and hospitality for The Washington Post’s Capital Business section. Abha graduated from The Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, and has written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Reuters, Forbes.com and the St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times. She lives in Washington, D.C.
Shares of the McLean hotel company are expected to be priced between $18 and $21 each.
Though the weekend shopping crowd was bigger than in 2012, the receipts were smaller, retail report shows.
“Compared to other Black Fridays, this was a breeze,” said Donna Thomas of Silver Spring.
Battle for holiday shoppers’ dollars shifts to the Web — specifically mobile devices.