FILE - In This Aug. 20, 2009 file photo, shoppers pause at the giant boot outside the L.L. Bean flagship store in Freeport, Maine. Bean announced Monday, March 14, 2011, it posted a 5.7% earnings ... more 
FILE - In This Aug. 20, 2009 file photo, shoppers pause at the giant boot outside the L.L. Bean flagship store in Freeport, Maine. Bean announced Monday, March 14, 2011, it posted a 5.7% earnings increase for fiscal 2010, boosted by an increased demand for their famous boot. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Robert F. Bukaty, File
Mon, Mar 14, 2011 12:22 PM EDT