NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- September same-store sales have been touted by many as a chief indicator of a retailer's holiday performance.

Assuming that theory is correct, which retailer --

Kohl's

(KSS) - Get Report

,

Aeropostale

(ARO)

,

TJX

(TJX) - Get Report

,

Macy's

(M) - Get Report

or

Target

(TGT) - Get Report

-- is best poised to perform over the holidays?

-- Reported by Jeanine Poggi in New York

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