A Macy's department store sign is seen on the exterior of a store location in North Attleboro, Mass., Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011. Americans were shopping in October, but they spent at a slower pace than ... more 
A Macy's department store sign is seen on the exterior of a store location in North Attleboro, Mass., Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011. Americans were shopping in October, but they spent at a slower pace than expected amid a barrage of bad economic news.(AP Photo/Steven Senne) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Steven Senne
Thu, Nov 3, 2011 4:25 PM EDT