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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of overstore.


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  • "Retailers were overstored before we headed into the downturn," said Edward Yruma , a senior apparel and retail analyst at Keybanc Capital Markets.

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  • Recognizing that it is overstored, it has begun running off leases, with an aim to reduce its nearly 900 North American Gap specialty stores by about a fifth by the end of next year, while adding to its roster of better-performing outlet stores.

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  • Many experts and retailers believe that Long Island is already overstored.

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  • With the country both overbanked and overstored, the adjustments that the economy will have to go through will be wrenching.

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  • "But if you look at the population growth over the next 40 years and the fact that it is a fragmented market where we only have 6% to 7% share, I don't see us overstored."

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  • We have a very powerful dynamic that keeps us overstored.

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  • It tingled through and through him, filled him as if he had been a battery overstored with electricity, shot out at his extremities in lightning flashes.

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  • Burt Flickinger, managing director with consulting firm Strategic Resources Group, argued that the retail industry is overstored and overemployed and perhaps has itself to blame for its recent woes.

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  • "Given the high levels of unemployment and lack of wage growth, a lot of retail is overstored right now," says Bob Summers, a senior research analyst at Pali Capital, which publishes IPO research. What's News US


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