#TheDailySpin: Polish political race heats up with sexy ad

The Democratic Left Alliance takes the gloves off, while one of its candidates takes off pretty much everything else. Plus, retail sales are up; ‘Free Agents’ is down and out; and more.

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Back in the States, Obama is still looking for support from crucial swing-voters come 2012, and so far, looks like he still has “Walmart Moms” in his corner.

Speaking of Walmart, seems the month of September is a critical month for retailers, as it’s seen as an indicator of consumer sentiment. Lucky for stores and the economy, customers seem hopeful, with back-to-school sales increasing 5.1 percent.

Meanwhile, holiday sales should also see an increase. The National Retail Federation predicts a rise of about 2.8 percent, although it’s much lower than the 5.2 growth seen last year.

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