MINNEAPOLIS — Target here on Wednesday reported better quarterly earnings than expected as a result of strengthening comparable-store sales. The discounter, like rival Wal-Mart Stores in its quarterly results for the same period announced Tuesday, said sales accelerated over the course of the quarter, although Target’s 3.9% U.S. comps beat Wal-Mart’s 0.9% comparable-store decrease. Unlike Wal-Mart, Target benefited from strong sales of apparel and home goods during the quarter, which also ...

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