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StreetInsider.com  10 hrs ago  Comment 
The following is a list of notable articles to help get you through the lunch hour: Twitter (TWTR), IBM (IBM) Enter Agreement on Data -> Read this! BlackBerry (BBRY) CEO Chen Announces 'BlackBerry Classic' -> Read this! Target (TGT) Making...
Benzinga  Oct 28  Comment 
Mike Khouw spoke on CNBC's Options Action about bearish activity in Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT). He said that four times average daily put options volume was traded in Target even though its earnings won't be released until the November 19....
Motley Fool  Oct 23  Comment 
Target's stock has grown cheaper, its dividend yield has risen, and now the company's return to revenue and EPS growth in 2014 should bode well for the stock
Forbes  Oct 23  Comment 
In an effort to keep up with holiday competition, Target TGT -0.5% Corporation boldly announced on Wednesday, October 22nd, that it would offer free shipping through December 20th. This move puts Target neck-to-neck with Amazon, it’s largest...
TheStreet.com  Oct 22  Comment 
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Target Corp. are higher by 1.18% to $62.37 in early afternoon trading on Wednesday, after the discount retail company unveiled its plans to boost holiday shopping at its physical and online stores this...
SeekingAlpha  Oct 16  Comment 
By Alpha Strategist: Competition has hiked up between discount stores ever since the financial contagion set in, causing customers to turn more price-conscious. The current customer buying pattern includes a comparison of price, along with...
SeekingAlpha  Oct 14  Comment 
By Ben Kramer-Miller: J.C. Penney (NYSE:JCP) finally found support at $7/share on Monday, after quickly shedding a third of its value as the company announced that CEO Mike Ullman will be succeeded by Marvin Ellison, who is an EVP with Home Depot...
SeekingAlpha  Oct 9  Comment 
By Josh Arnold: A week or so ago I wrote a piece on Target's (NYSE:TGT) margins and how I was concerned the company is seeing not only deteriorating revenue but profits as well. This double whammy is terrible for investors and in light of the...
Market Intelligence Center  Oct 7  Comment 
Target Corp (TGT) is a good candidate for a covered call at the $65.00 level. The Jan. '15 call at that price should fetch a credit of about $1.08, which means the entire position has a net debit of about $61.20. This trade has 0.02% downside...
SeekingAlpha  Oct 3  Comment 
By Josh Arnold: The last time I visited embattled retailer Target (NYSE:TGT) shares were still languishing from the now-famous data breach that seems to be a near weekly occurrence these days [just ask Home Depot (NYSE:HD) or JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM)]....




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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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