NEW YORK -- Consumer confidence reached a two-year high last week, sending some supermarket stocks up. Yet other retail sectors took it on the chin after Target lowered its sales outlook. Target, Minneapolis, cautioned that its same-store sales forecasts would fall "well below plan" from earlier estimates of 5% to 7%. Wal-Mart Stores, Bentonville, Ark., similarly lowered its sales expectations Monday to 2% to 4% from 4% to 6%. Bad weather and poor Father's Day demand prompted Wal-Mart's ...
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