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January 28, 2011

A forecast from Customer Growth Partners, a New Canaan, Conn.-based research and consulting firm, is predicting home-related retailers will show the strongest growth in 2011.

CGP President Craig Johnson also predicted Home Depot and Lowe's will have their best fourth quarter performances since 2006 when they release their earnings Feb. 22 and Feb. 23, respectively.

December 27, 2010

Holiday sales unleashed three years of pent-up demand during the key 2010 shopping season, according to a report from Customer Growth Partners.

Sales in the 2010 holiday period were up more about 5%, according to CGP's surveys and government data. That's the biggest year-over-year growth since 2005, when sales increased 6.1%.