NEW YORK, Aug 5- A U.S. stock market that rose again to record highs on Friday on the back of a robust employment report will take its cues next week from a facet of the economy that also has shown signs of strength: the consumer. Quarterly earnings reports from department store operators including Macy's, luxury goods companies such as Michael Kors and...
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