Year of the Cheap Sweater

December 10, 2010

Ugly Christmas sweaterSeems like 2010 is the year of the sweater deal, with retailers everywhere offering knits at rock-bottom prices. SmartMoney says that demand for cozy tops is high, noting that a study of teens given $100 to spend in a mall chose sweaters above anything else. But not all cheap sweaters are created equal – while some retailers lowered prices on existing inventory due to temperate fall weather, others skimped on quality to cut prices.