NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Bigger isn't always better, at least when it comes to investing in the retail sector.
While sheer size is always an attraction for investors (who can deny the power of Wal-Mart?) those retailers with growth potential can be just as an enticing an investment.
Even as the job market remains rocky, at best, and two consumer sentiment indexes revealed confidence remains stubbornly low, there still remain pockets of growth amid the retail sector.
The National Retail Federation, along with Kantar Retail, uncovered those public and private retailers that reported the greatest increase in domestic sales between 2008 and 2009 in the Stores Hot 100 Retailers list.
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