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Holiday discounts crimp retailers’ profits

NEW YORK — Many retailers delivered solid sales gains for December, but heavy discounts needed to get shoppers to buy exacted a high price, clouding the holiday shopping season. Merchants had to mark down coats and other gifts to get ...

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Retail trade group sees modest holiday sales gain

NEW YORK — The National Retail Federation, the nation’s largest retail trade group, expects winter holiday sales to rise 2.8 percent to $465.6 billion this year. That would be smaller than 2010’s 5.2 percent increase, but it’s higher than the average ...

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Melody Simmons’ real estate notebook, 5/27/11

News this week that Trout Daniel & Associates has teamed up with Manekin LLC to lease a new mixed-use development at Park Place in Bel Air is adding to the real estate blitz now underway in Harford County because of ...

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