The retail sector is a stock pickers game.

Nordstrom (JWN) , a holding of Jim Cramer's charitable trust, posted better-than-expected earnings and the stock surged. 

Macy's (M) reported strong results this week, but the stock slumped. Though shares are still up 41% so far this year.

J.C. Penney (JCP) shares slumped as investors struggled to digest the company's plans for future growth.

Benchmark Investments CEO Kevin Kelly sits down with TheStreet's Brian Sozzi and Scott Gamm to discuss the winners and losers.

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