Retailers Want Nothing To Do With Columbus Day

The Columbus Day sale — a longtime ritual for car dealers and department stores — is dead. The big picture: Retailers are moving away from big sales events in general, and are especially eager to distance themselves from this particularly disputatious federal holiday, which falls on Monday. The intrigue: For years, states and municipalities have started renaming “Columbus Day” as “Indigenous Peoples’ Day” to protest the legacy of colonialism that hangs over Christopher Columbus’ so-called “discovery” of America. Read more at Axios.

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