jk3210 - 5:41 pm on Feb 13, 2011 (gmt 0)
...and it was just before Christmas. Nobody in retail is gonna wanna give up their own holiday sales to sink a competitor.
The quote was...
“Internet sales through jcp.com posted strong growth in December, with significant increases in traffic and orders for the key holiday shopping periods of the week after Thanksgiving and the week before Christmas.”
She's referring to the jump in sales everyone gets during the holiday season, not necessarily the boost from bogus links. The bogus links could have been in place since right after LAST Christmas.