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The Milwaukee Business Journal reports that Target Corp. plans to open 25 new stores this Sunday, including five full-grocery SuperTarget locations and 21 general merchandise stores. Another new store is slated to open on November 15.

In addition, Target announced a 50 percent off sale on a range of popular toys, saying that the discounts will remain in place through the end of the year as a way of attracting shoppers for the end-of-year holiday season … not to mention allowing it to be a viable competitor to Walmart.
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