NEW YORK — The addition of food and consumables to Target is continuing to provide sales momentum even as the larger market slows, figures released last week show. Same-store sales at the Minneapolis-based retailer increased by 4.4% in the four weeks ending May 28 — a pace that came in at the high end of its own expectations and above overall retail sales gains in the U.S., estimated at 4% for the period. Food saw comparable increases in the “low double-digits,” ...
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