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• BJ’s Wholesale Club posted July sales that rose six percent to $650.5 million from $613.9 million a year earlier, on same-store sales that were up 1.5 percent. Second quarter sales rose by 8.2 percent to $2.25 billion, on same-store sales that were up 3.7 percent.

• Target Corp. reported that its July same-store sales were up 6.1 percent and total sales rose 11 percent to $4.36 billion.

• Family Dollar Stores said that its July sales rose 3.3 percent to $491.7 million, with same-store sales that were up 0.5 percent.

• Dollar Tree posted Q2 sales of $971.2 million, a 9.9 percent increase over the same period last year. Same-store sales for the quarter increased 4.4 percent.

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