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Tax holiday brings out shopper

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Tommy Phillips, co-owner of National Jewelry, located at 101 E. Reynolds Drive, said he suspected many of his customers already knew what they wanted and were waiting until the sales tax holiday to make their purchases. He said business boomed over the weekend.

“Friday was huge,” Phillips said. “Saturday and Sunday were very good days, too, but Friday was unbelievable. It (the sales tax holiday) really boosted our sales.”

Phillips added he felt the sales tax holiday helped out Christmas shoppers.

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