MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. here and Family Dollar Stores on Thursday separately reported softer sales than anticipated during the month of November, with both companies warning that the disappointing performance could impact their respective quarterly earnings reports. Target in a statement said comparable-store sales for the four-week period ending Dec. 2 were up by 1.1%, with a sales “shortfall” occurring in the week following Thanksgiving. “These sales trends would need to meaningfully ...

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