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Forbes  Jun 15  Comment 
Target (NYSE: TGT) continues to look to keep pace with Wal-Mart in the e-commerce space, no easy feat given Wal-Mart’s acquisition of Jet.com, which transformed the company’s online operations and brought in a new team of e-commerce executives.
Motley Fool  May 31  Comment 
Target showed progress on several turnaround initiatives, but it's too soon to tell if they will work over the entire store base.
Motley Fool  May 24  Comment 
Same-store sales were down, but given the retail environment, it's hard to complain.
Motley Fool  May 24  Comment 
Wal-Mart and Target both delivered profit beats in the first quarter.
DailyFinance  May 23  Comment 
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Motley Fool  May 23  Comment 
Convenience is causing many Americans to turn to the internet to get their shopping done -- here is the latest attempt from the brick-and-mortar giant to fight back.
Benzinga  May 22  Comment 
Dan Nathan spoke on CNBC's "Options Action" about Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT). He thinks the company is going to have a good year because it's going to be very active in acquisitions. It's trading at a big discount to the market and to...
MarketWatch  May 19  Comment 
Target Corp. held discussions to buy New York-based mattress startup Casper Sleep for $1 billion, but Target gave up after a deal couldn't be worked out, according to a Recode report, which citing "multiple sources." Instead, the report said...
Forbes  May 18  Comment 
Target (NYSE: TGT) announced better-than-expected first quarter results, as both its revenue and earnings per share came in ahead of market expectations. As a result, the company’s stock rose slightly after the first quarter earnings announcement.




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Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) is one of the top ten largest retailers in the U.S. by sales. Target generated revenue through sales of apparel, electronics, housewares and other product categories through both online operations and the Target stores in the U.S.[1] Target has carved out a niche for itself as a "cheap chic" retailer.

In January 2011, Target took its first step in expanding outside of the US with the purchase of 220 Zellers stores in Canada. Target plans to convert 100 to 150 of these stores by 2013 or 2014, with revenues similar to those of its US counterparts.[2] Target also started REDcard promotions with its credit card program, which could increase its revenues. However, rising commodity prices may offset these gains.

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  • Target is planning to expand operations into Canada by 2013. Target has acquired the rights to 220 Zellers store Leases from the Hudson's Bay Co. and has already announced plans for 105 of these leases. [3]

References

  1. Target Q4 and 2009 Earnings Data
  2. http://seekingalpha.com/article/246791-target-s-expansion-into-canada-is-on-solid-ground
  3. http://news.morningstar.com/all/ViewNews.aspx?article=/DJ/201107111404DOWJONESDJONLINE000267_univ.xml

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