Sears to Roll Out Beauty to Key Stores

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Sears said Monday it plans to reenter the beauty arena with full-fledged departments in 100 of its busier stores over the next several months. SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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