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• BJ’s Wholesale Club reports that its December sales were $1.16 billion, up from $1.06 billion during the same month a year earlier. Same-store sales were up 4.8 percent.

• Target Corp. said that its December same-store sales were up 1.8 percent, with total sales for the month up five percent to $9.7 billion.
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