Still cheap gasoline and a better job picture failed to perk up March retail sales, leaving investors perplexed and their portfolios in the lurch. Even increased consumer confidence was not enough to charge up the retail space. So what really happened? It is quite apparent that the market has witnessed a slew of events, and to fetch higher returns amid such an investment climate is a difficult task. Here Zacks’ formula of a profitable mix comes into play, helping investors to identify stocks that have the potential to be market winners. We have identified 5 Retail-Wholesale Stocks based on their favorable Zacks Rank – Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) or #2 (Buy) + VGM Score of “A” based on Zacks’ new Style Score System . A stock with such a combination has incredible potential in the near term. Read more at Nasdaq.