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Discounts lead to biggest retail gains in 4 years

NEW YORK — Generous discounts lured Americans to stores and online for holiday gifts in November, providing cheer and delivering the best gains for retailers in four years. That raises hopes, already buoyed by reports of crowded malls and early ...

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Food, credit cards drive Target 3Q profit higher

NEW YORK (AP) — Target Corp.’s third-quarter net income rose 22.6 percent, helped by strong improvements in its credit card business and expansion into food. The cheap-chic retailer on Wednesday also projected a strong holiday, saying it expects an important ...

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Group: Tests show lead in Walmart, Target products

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Tests have revealed high levels of lead in children’s products sold at Walmart and Target, a consumer group working with the California attorney general’s office said Wednesday. The Oakland, Calif.-based Center for Environmental Health, which commissioned ...

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Target to start carrying iPad in October

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. says it will begin carrying four models of Apple Inc.’s iPad, starting at $499. The nation’s second-largest discount chain says it will start selling touchscreen tablet computer Oct. 3. The iPad will be covered under the ...

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