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Hope we -- out terrorists were on the loose and a big American city is it any wonder a lot of folks decided zoos they don't watch it on TV and lots of cities.
And missile retail sales noticeably slower today.
Weren't doing a whole lot better even after the after -- suppose it suspects and the final suspect surrendering this past weekend.
To the see who says it's a familiar trend is one that for stores couldn't come out of a worse time deal your argument -- there's a lot of already hearing to begin where it.
This is sort it adds to the -- -- Absolutely you know people shot when they emotionally -- guide.
Let's say the Super Bowl you know people all revved up to spend money go by that big flat -- Flat TV and you know the so -- whatever they got good -- good times we advise.
But a situation like this in front of us and we shut down.
Now on the cocooning area ever want to call it was -- -- we're told because by Friday night.
When that final suspect was apprehended.
They did to -- -- -- -- Boston officials the coast was clear.
Situation solved I'm not join -- -- believed that but it was it was it to terror user on so where this opera.
How well that shoppers are home.
They're watching on TV they're spending time around the water cooler -- -- during their breaks you know we're not spending our our lunch -- running to the mall now where talking to you know I.
Never been -- lunch hour or lunch or or any opportunity at work to run to a mall.
Did you do and I like to south.
You know highlight to shop but this is not the time to do it I mean.
You know what we're -- -- so preoccupied plus I have to tell you.
I mean women -- terrified -- especially you know we make 85% of the consumer purchasing.
And it's scary times I mean who would want to go to a public place right now this is what they're thinking.
I'm that -- driving under the fact that.
This with his -- -- become makes up almost so they drop their kinda.
You're concerned about a slowdowns and economic numbers point to a slowdown and that might be more -- factor.
And the fear of going out in public or thinking we might get another Boston and some.
Well I think it's a little bit above -- you have consumers who are still in shock I mean where a country and morning.
And when you're mourning you're not thinking about you know the new -- in the new draft some running out imparting.
You're still worried -- concerned and let's face it at the -- unravels.
And the bombing continues to be top of mind I mean do we really know -- so that.
That's what's going on in the -- you really want to be in a public place at this point I mean I know myself I'd be really concerned about it.
-- well that's a very good point especially if we get hints that the Boston thing might have been more involved might have had more help.
Get a greater sense of what this -- Canadian.
-- deal might have been about and how close -- these guys got to -- pulling off this time.
So then I guess it gets back to the size of the -- magnitude of the attack right.
Oh well it does but -- you know do we really know it's over and do we know was out there who might be conspiring with them.
Is this just a series of events I mean we got to get to the bottom -- that's.
To build consumer confidence we got to get them to feel good about going in to public -- is getting them back in the malls getting them to shop because.
Until the news comes up with a solution that we feel good about as consumers.
We're gonna be a little apprehensive.
-- it thank you very much.
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