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Retail Jobs Fall

Overall unemployment declines to 9.7 percent

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AEO Profits Fall in First Quarter

American Eagle Outfitter issues cautious outlook after reporting a drop in first-quarter profits.

Sears Profits Fall

Flagship U.S. unit returns to comp growth.

Urban Outfitters, Kohl’s on the Rise

Profits at both retailers surge ahead in qtr.

department stores, first-quarter results,

Macy’s Swings to 1st-Qtr. Profit

Macy's net income was $23 million versus a loss of $88 million in last year’s quarter.

CFOs, CPAs More Optimistic About Recovery

Even customarily cautious chief financial officers and certified public accountants are feeling more upbeat about the economy these days.

Liz Claiborne Losses Narrow

Liz Claiborne Inc. refinances bank deal, looks abroad.

Loeb Predicts 4 Percent Sales Growth for Year

Retail consultant Walter Loeb of Loeb Associates expects sales to rise 4 percent for the year, with the growth primarily in the second half.

True Religion First Quarter Profits Up 10.1%

True Religion's direct-to-consumer business sparks gains in the first quarter.

VF Profits Leap 62 Percent

Cost cuts and a modest upswing in sales helped VF Corp. boost profits in the first quarter.

Study Cites Brazil's Growth Potential

Bernstein Research find country has a large high net worth population.

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Penney's Unveils New
Five-Year Plan

Firm aims at $23B in sales by 2014.

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