Pent-up demand may have saved the top line — and tight inventory controls the bottom line — for retailers reporting crucial December comparable-store sales results on Thursday.
Despite snowstorms and more consumers who delayed shopping as they waited for markdowns, most retailers either met or exceeded holiday sales and margin plans, said analysts, who forecast comps would be slightly up or flat compared with the previous year’s disastrous results.
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