Associated Press
In this April 24, 2013 picture, clothing is modeled on mannequins in a retail store's window display in Baltimore. A report released May 9, 2013, showed Americans spent more during the early spring months as part the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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