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Target vs. Sears vs. Macy’s

By Chris Hill and Ron Gross – Jan 10, 2014 at 4:18PM

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Retail takes center stage in this week's market news.

Target (TGT -0.02%) admits that the number of customers affected by the recent data breach may be closer to 70 million. Moreover, the recent troubles are starting to affect sales. Meanwhile, Sears (SHLDQ) continues to struggle, while Macy's (M 0.98%) proves it's one of the best in the business at managing its inventory.

In this segment from Investor Beat, Motley Fool analyst Ron Gross analyzes the retail industry and what it means for investors.

Chris Hill has no position in any stocks mentioned. Ron Gross has no position in any stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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