TheStreet.com  Apr 2  Comment 
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Target Corp. are higher by 0.35% to $82.38 in late-morning trading on Thursday, following yesterday's announcement that the retail giant has set an official date for its planned Canadian business exit. Target...
Jutia Group  Apr 1  Comment 
[Business Wire] - This morning, Target Canada Co. announced that it will complete its inventory liquidation efforts and close the last of its 133 Canadian retail stores to the public on April 12. In addition, Target Canada’s three distribution...
TheStreet.com  Mar 30  Comment 
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Target Corp.  closed higher by 0.71% to $82.14 on Monday afternoon, following reports that the retail giant is speeding up its timetable for its planned Canada exit one month ahead of schedule. A court...
Market Intelligence Center  Mar 27  Comment 
After Thursday’s trading in Target Corp (TGT) MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's patented algorithms uncovered a trade that offers a 7.54% return or 24.57% on an annualized basis (for comparison purposes only), while providing 1.74% downside...
Reuters  Mar 23  Comment 
Some labor groups looking to broaden their push for minimum wage hikes after success at big U.S. retailers including Target Corp, are preparing to take on drugstore...
Reuters  Mar 20  Comment 
Some labor groups looking to broaden their push for minimum wage hikes after success at big U.S. retailers including Target Corp, are preparing to take on drugstore...
Jutia Group  Mar 19  Comment 
[at bizjournals.com] - A group of Target Corp. human resources employees who helped with last weeks's massive layoffs have lost their own jobs. The Minneapolis-based retailer notified approximately 40 HR employees Thursday that they will be laid...
TheStreet.com  Mar 19  Comment 
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Target shares are down 0.63% to $80.55 in market trading on Thursday after Target announced plans to raise its employee minimum wage to $9 an hour, following the lead of fellow retailer Walmart , as worker advocates...
Benzinga  Mar 19  Comment 
Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) has agreed to a $10 million settlement with lawyers for its 2013 data breach, Engadget has reported. CBS News reported at the same time that the company could pay individuals up to $10,000 each in damages. Target's...
Motley Fool  Mar 19  Comment 
The big retailer embarks on an ambitious new strategy.


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]


  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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