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May 31, 2012

With only a few exceptions, retailers are posting solid gains in May, with such chains as Target, TJX, Ross and TJX Cos. beating Wall Street forecasts for the month. The Thomson Reuters Same-Store Index, which tracks the stores that release monthly sales reports, is expected to rise 3.6% in May.

February 2, 2012

The nation’s apparel retailers reported mixed results for January as shoppers remain cautious about spending in the uncertain economy.

May 5, 2011

Retailers reported strong April sales that were boosted by the late Easter holiday, which fell on April 24, three weeks later than last year.

February 3, 2011

Many retailers surprised with solid January revenue reporting on Thursday, despite snowstorms that raged across the country during the month.

January 6, 2011

On the heels of a strong November, some department store retailers reported surprisingly weak December revenue.

December 2, 2010

Retailers nearly across the board reported a strong start to the holiday season as their November sales were enhanced by aggressive discounting that started early in the month.

October 6, 2010

Many retailers on Thursday reported better-than-expected sales results for September, helped by a late burst...

October 7, 2008

Wal-Mart Stores and warehouse clubs were the only bright spots in September as skittish shoppers...

October 10, 2007

New York City, ...

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