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Canada exit pulls down Target earnings (access required)

Target Corp. reported a loss in its fourth quarter, dragged down by costs to end its money-losing foray in Canada. But the discount retailer recorded stronger-than-expected sales during the holiday season as shoppers bought more clothing and other items, giving ...

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Target-ed customers could be scared off

Target is grappling with security and a public relations nightmare just as the holiday shopping season is wrapping up. The nation’s second-largest discounter said Thursday that data connected to about 40 million credit and debit card accounts was stolen as ...

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Retailers report solid sales gains for July

NEW YORK — Many U.S. retailers posted solid sales in July as deep discounts and sweltering heat drove shoppers to air conditioned malls. But analysts worry that momentum won’t continue through the back-to-school shopping season. Despite a flow of bad ...

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Credit-card business pushes Target net up 2.7 pct

NEW YORK — A stronger credit-card business helped Target Corp.’s net income rise 2.7 percent in the first quarter, even as customers were cautious about buying because of higher gas and food prices. Target’s credit-card business, which it uses to ...

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Week in review: 5/6/11 (access required)

Towson U. eyes Commons space Administrators at Towson University has been talking with the owner of the nearly vacant Towson Commons about leasing space to use for classrooms and academic offices. Some local leaders have said such a conversion could rejuvenate ...

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