A couple carrying shopping bags looks for a taxi, Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011 in New York. Many retailers posted solid sales during the kickoff to the back-to-school season as discounts and high ... more 
A couple carrying shopping bags looks for a taxi, Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011 in New York. Many retailers posted solid sales during the kickoff to the back-to-school season as discounts and high temperatures in July drove shoppers to air-conditioned malls. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Mark Lennihan
Thu, Aug 4, 2011 2:34 PM EDT