The first quarter’s cold winds and uncertainties surrounding health-care costs might have passed, but they left many U.S. merchants with weaker bottom lines, heavier inventories and plenty of work to do to make their numbers for the year. Results Thursday from Sears Holdings Corp., Gap Inc., The Bon-Ton Stores Inc., Aéropostale Inc. and others only showed the steep hill retailers face in the months ahead.
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