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Fourth-Quarter Retail Profits Could Outpace Sales

NEW YORK — At least in one sense, the fourth quarter went according to plan for retailers.While the most upbeat hopes for a quarter filled with sales increases failed to materialize, the "plan" was for lean inventories to help salvage the...