Holiday shopping drop

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Retail sales tumbled across the board this December in what analysts have deemed the worst shopping season in five years. Among the few who saw increases were Wal-Mart, which posted a 2.7% increase in sales and Jos. A. Banks, which saw a 9.3% increase. Losers included Target, down 5%; Nordstrom, down 4%; and Kohl's, down 11.4%.

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