The stakes were high for the city's retailing industry, particularly major department stores such as Macy's and Saks, in a holiday season that has been marked by ups and downs as retailers aim for same-store sales increases of 4 to 6 percent.
Publicly traded retail specialty chains in the New York City area will feel a sting from the transit strike, but department store players such as Macy’s and Saks will likely suffer more, Wall Street analysts said.
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