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Weekly Wrap: Mixed Results as Retail Landscape Shifts

There were signs of growth at Target and Wal-Mart, but both firms are investing heavily to get it.

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In a week dominated by politics, the market turned in an unsteady performance with stocks rebounding Monday as North Korean fears eased but then falling Thursday amid some disappointing earnings.

Retailers posted some mixed results this week painting a mixed picture of how brick-and-mortar stores are grappling with e-commerce and shifting consumer tastes.

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