Whose October Sales Will Hint at Happy Holidays?

Which retailers' October same-store sales will suggest the strongest holiday season? Take our poll to see what TheStreet users think.
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NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- October same-store sales, which will be released on Thursday, are more important than ever as a barometer for the health of the holiday season.

As shoppers look for deals earlier, no longer can we measure the holiday season as just the November-to-December period.

Taking this into account, which of these retailers' October sales --

Macy's

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,

TJX

Company

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,

Target

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,

Abercrombie & Fitch

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or

Gap

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-- will hint at the strongest holiday season?

-Reported by Jeanine Poggi in New York.

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