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  • Reuters reports that Target is following in the footsteps of Wal-Mart in testing a dollar-store section in about 125 of its 1,225 stores.

    Wal-Mart has an ongoing test of a dollar store section in about 20 stores.

  • Interbrew, the Belgian brewer of Rolling Rock and Labatt Blue, reportedly is on the verge of merging with Brazil's largest brewer, Ambey. The deal would make Interbrew the globe's biggest beer maker, larger even than Anheuser Busch.

  • Canadian convenience store retailer Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. reportedly plans to rename all of its 2,700 US stores Circle K.
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