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A Bull's-eye for iPads: Apple May Put Ministores in Target

Target may be planning to add something that's chic but certainly not cheap to some of its stores. Sources say Apple will open small stores within 25 of Target's largest stores later this year. But you may be surprised about which ones.

Halloween's Eerie Evolution Into a $6 Billion Industry

Looking for a last-minute costume isn't too tough these days. In strip malls across the country, temporary Halloween stores have popped up in vacant retail spaces like an orange-spotted rash. But back in the 1970s, the idea of a store devoted entirely to Halloween was considered kind of crazy, or at best, a silly business plan.

Halloween 2010: More Treat Than Trick

Halloween spending is expected to grow 3.9% in 2010 to $6.2 billion, a rebound from a disappointing 2009. The holiday falls on a weekend this year -- and given the scary economy, laughing at the ghouls and goblins of Halloween is a good way to blow off steam.