Target Corp. said sales surged in the most recent quarter, driven initially by online shoppers who stockpiled food and other essentials to brace for coronavirus lockdowns and more recently by rising demand for items like electronics and makeup as states have begun to lift stay-at-home orders.

Comparable sales, those that come through stores or digital channels operating for at least 12 months, rose 10.8% for the quarter ended May 2. Digital sales rose 141%, growing each month during the quarter, while comparable-store sales…

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