) -- Here's a look at retail stocks in focus Monday afternoon.


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gained 4.1% to hit $239.39 after reaching a deal with Paramount Pictures, a unit of


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, to expand its streaming content in Canada.

It was also reported that the movie rental firm is nearing a $100 million contract with Miramax.



rose 5.7% to $15.11 after the electronics retailer said it will carry


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iPad 2 starting on Tuesday.


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announced it is acquiring

GSI Commerce


for $2.4 billion. The deal is expected to close in the third quarter.

Shares of eBay fell 3.7% to $30.54 following the announcement.

American Apparel


was one of the day's biggest gainers after its CEO Dov Charney upped his stake in the company. Charney purchased 1.8 million shares, bringing his stake to 51%.

Shares of the t-shirt retailer surged 10.9% to $1.01 in midday trading.

Other notable gainers included

Lululemon Athletic

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, which jumped 8.9% to $85.63, and

Barnes & Noble

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, which climbed 7.1% to $9.87.

--Written by Jeanine Poggi in New York.

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