SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 14: A pedestrian carries a shopping bag from Nordstrom while walking along Market Street on December 14, 2010 in San Francisco, California. As consumer confidence ... more 
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 14: A pedestrian carries a shopping bag from Nordstrom while walking along Market Street on December 14, 2010 in San Francisco, California. As consumer confidence continues to strengthen, The Commerce Department reported today that November retail sales were up 0.8 percent from October and 7.7 percent from a year ago. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) less 
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