Bronx shoppers make up for time lost during transit strike

Holiday shoppers filled Bronx stores Saturday, making up for the time they lost during the transit strike.

Fordham Road was packed with last minute shoppers. Many people say they didn?t want to wait, but had no choice because of the mass transit strike. Now that the buses and subways are running, Bronx residents say it?s easier to finish their holiday shopping. Many Bronx business owners tell News 12 The Bronx they were down about 40 percent because of the strike.

The NYPD warns all shoppers to be cautious of pick-potters. Police say shoppers should always be aware of their surroundings. Some experts say Bronx consumers may find better bargains after the holidays once stores mark items down to get rid of inventory.Related articleTransit union accepts deal to end strike: Latest news and commuter information for BX

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