Ending strings of four consecutive losing weeks, U.S. retail stocks rose 1.7 percent last week and the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 0.9 percent.
The S&P Retail Index inched up 0.04 percent, or 0.14 points Friday, to 399.50. Of 172 publicly held firms tracked by WWD, 123 had increases for the week versus 39 with decreases and 10 that were unchanged.
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