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Food, Gas Prices Pinch Shoppers

While March comparable-store sales may have outpaced analysts’ estimates, retailers still find themselves in a precarious position.

Limited Expectations for March Comps

Escalating prices and tough year-on-year comparison pose challenge for reporting stores.

Retail Stocks Up 1.8%

Abercrombie outlook, resilient store numbers push S&P Retail Index to new 52-week high.

Christine Beauchamp, The Gap Inc., pay increases, raises,

Gap, Ann Inc. CEOs Receive Pay Hikes

Glenn Murphy and Kay Krill saw compensation grow 18 percent and 13.4 percent last year, respectively.

Cache Posts Unexpected Loss

Cites unexciting fashion offering for red ink in fourth quarter.

Retailers Boost Jobs

Unemployment rate falls to 8.8 percent.

Japan Retailers Shed Double Digits in March

The disaster is biting into the county's retail.

Retail Stocks Up in March Despite Doubts on Costs

Strength of earnings results helps lead S&P Retail Index to 0.6% increase.

Rising Costs Eat Into Profits at H&M

Soaring cotton prices and negative currency effects hit Swedish retailer’s gross margins.

Macy's Terry Lundgren Sees 2010 Pay Cut

A marked increase in ceo's stock awards wasn’t enough to offset reductions in his options, cash bonus and car use.

Signet Net Declines on U.K. Weakness

Fourth-quarter same-store sales up 11.4 percent in U.S., down 2.9 percent in U.K.

Retail Index Closes In on Yearly High

Stocks gained on Wednesday as a solid report on private-sector employment gave investors additional confidence in the economic recovery.

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