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Tenacious Talbots
By Alyce Lomax (TMF Lomax)
March 9, 2005

If you've been following retail for some time now, you already know that Talbots (NYSE: TLB) is one that has struggled while others have shined. Today, Talbots reported a mixed bag -- sales were up, but profits suffered as the company had to institute markdowns to push its wares.

Talbots' fourth-quarter earnings fell 27% to $16 million, or $0.29 per diluted share. However, net sales increased 11% to $470.7 million. Same-store sales increased 4.4%, and Talbots' catalog business increased 20%...
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