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The NPD Group

The Recovery Issue: Looking at Year-to-Date Numbers and the Rest of 2010

We are beginning to see signs of a broad-based recovery in the US retail environment. Although the various macro numbers are not all pointing in the same direction; there are enough positive signs to warrant a serious look at the strength of the recovery. It is also worth noting that, partly in response to these conflicting macro signals, equity markets have been very volatile lately.

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