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Target testing appeal of local merchandise at Boston store

Toys R Us to hire 5,000 fewer holiday workers after a 5% drop in US same-store sales last holiday season

DSW Designer Shoes continues its Canadian expansion with 10th store opening

Newegg expands selection to offer textbook sales

Grocery Outlet Bargain Market to open 14 stores in Los Angeles area

And finally... Canadians plan to party all Halloweekend long. As Halloween falls on a Saturday this year, half of adults said they would attend at least one party and 45 percent will do so in costume. Story