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Carter's: Good Business But More Than Fully Valued

Investors have spent a great deal of time looking for smart plays in the apparel segment, and for good reason. Apparel retailers have performed remarkably well over the last few years even as the economic recovery remains sluggish. One specific category of apparel retailers that investors have focused on are those selling children's apparel. There is actual statistical evidence that during recessionary periods, the birth rate drops as families put off having children for economic reasons. Here, we are moving past the recession, and it would appear that families might be making up for lost time. One specific children's apparel retailer that almost any parent with young children is most likely aware of is Carter's (NYSE:CRI). There are...

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