FILE In this Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, file photo, a street and business are flooded as a result of Hurricane Sandy in Hoboken, NJ. Superstorm Sandy knocked off nearly $4 billion of retail sales last week in the hard-hit Mid-Atlantic and Northeast region, nearly 20 percent of the usual total, according to a figures released Tuesday by a retail data service. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)

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FILE  In this  Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, file photo, a street and business are flooded as a result of Hurricane Sandy in Hoboken, NJ. Superstorm Sandy knocked off nearly $4 billion of retail sales last week in the hard-hit Mid-Atlantic and Northeast region, nearly 20 percent of the usual total, according to a figures released Tuesday by a retail data service.  (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)
FILE In this Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, file photo, a street and business are flooded as a result of Hurricane Sandy in Hoboken, NJ. Superstorm Sandy knocked off nearly $4 billion of retail sales last week in the hard-hit Mid-Atlantic and Northeast region, nearly 20 percent of the usual total, according to a figures released Tuesday by a retail data service. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)
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