Manasquan local shops report struggling business

Small stores across New Jersey were hopeful for a better year this year, but many say this holiday season hasn't been so kind to them.Many

MANASQUAN - Small stores across New Jersey were hopeful for a better year this year, but many say this holiday season hasn't been so kind to them.

Many local businesses say that their sales are suffering due to deeper discounts offered at nearby malls.

Even with lower business performance than usual, Manasquan only had one empty store front, and even that was recently rented out.

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