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L Brands, Zumiez Lead Rise in April Retail Sales

Retailers are announcing April same-store sales figures today. Research firm Retail Metrics projected an overall gain of 3.5% year-over-year, compared with a 2% gain in February and a 1.4% gain ...
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Not Much Expected from March Retail Sales, Not Much Delivered

Retailers are announcing March same-store sales figures today. Research firm Retail Metrics projected an overall gain of 1.5% year-over-year, compared with a 2% gain in February and a 3.9% gain ...
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February Retail Sales Softer Than Expected

Retailers are announcing February same-store sales figures today. Research firm Retail Metrics projected an overall gain of 2.5% year-over-year, compared with a 5.1% gain in January and a 4.2% gain ...
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January Retail Sales: Some Winners, Some Stragglers (COST, WTSLA, LTD, TGT, BKE, SMRT, M, GPS)

Retailers are announcing January same-store sales figures today. Research firm Retail Metrics projects an overall gain of 2.8% year-over-year, compared with a 4.8% gain in December and a 2.9% gain ...
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December Retail Sales: A Smaller Bag (COST, WTSLA, LTD, TGT, BKE, SMRT, M, GPS)

Retailers are announcing December same-store sales figures today and, to tell the truth, expectations are pretty low. Research firm Retail Metrics projects an overall gain of just 1.9% year-over-year, sharply ...
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Same-Store Sales Hit by Hurricane Sandy (COST, WTSLA, LTD, TGT, BKE, SMRT, M, GPS)

Several retailers are announcing November same-store sales today, and the reports are generally good. Research firm Retail Metrics projects an overall gain of 3.5% for the month, excluding the impact ...
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Retail Sales Pointed Higher (COST, WTSLA, LTD, BKE, JWN, GPS, ZUMZ)

Several retailers are announcing October same-store sales today, and the reports are generally good. Research firm Retail Metrics projects an overall gain of 4.6% for the month, excluding the impact ...
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Retail Sales Solidly Higher (COST, WTSLA, LTD, BKE, M, TGT, GPS)

Several retailers are announcing September same-store sales today, and the reports are generally good. Gains were not as large as in August, but are providing a positive outlook for the ...
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Retail Spending Meets Low Expectations

Retail sales growth in June were expected to be weak compared with sales a year ago, and the predictions came true. Sales growth last June was a tough comparison because ...
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June Retail Sales Predicted Soft (COST, LTD, SKS, BKE, JWN, KSS, KORS, LULU, ZUMZ, FRAN, ANF, DSW, BBBY, BODY)

Retails sales for the month of June are expected to show only modest growth according to research firm Retail Metrics Inc. June is not a particularly good month for most ...
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Retail Sales Figures Rise at Most Stores (COST, TGT, M, KSS, JWN, SKS, GPS, TJX, ROST, SSI, LTD, SMRT, WTSLA, BKE, ZUMZ)

Retailers are reporting May same-store sales today and it looks like the predictions for modest growth are being realized. Research firm Retail Metrics Inc. forecast that same-store sales would grow ...
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Retail Sales Figures Off to Slow Start (COST, TGT, M, GPS, SSI, LTD, SMRT, WTSLA, BKE, ZUMZ)

Retailers are reporting April same-store sales today and it looks like the predictions for modest growth will come true. Research firm Retail Metrics Inc. forecast that same-store sales would grow ...
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Adjusting Retail Sales Expectations Mostly Higher (M, KSS, JWN, TJX, ROST, GPS, BKE, WTSLA)

The research firm Retail Metrics is out signaling better than expected retail sales should be the norm this week when companies report their March same-store sales figures.  The report noted ...
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Retail Sales Push Higher in February (COST, TGT, KSS, JWN, SKS, SSI, M, GPS, TJX, LTD, ROST, SMRT, WTSLA, BKE, ZUMZ)

Retailers have been posting same-store sales figures for February this morning, and most are posting better-than-expected numbers -- in some cases, much better than expected. We have reports from 15 ...
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Analysts See Easy Retail Sales Comps For… (JOSB, ANN, FAS, PLCE, ARO, AEO, URBN, TLB, BKE)

Stern Agee has some previews ahead for earnings and same-store sales trends in the retail sector.  The firm's Margaret Whitfield and Tom Nikic have some previews ahead of the retail ...
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