Clusterstock  Mar 21  Comment 
Target is favored to take the largest amount of Toys R Us assets. Toys R Us filed for bankruptcy just last week.  There may be notable competition to Target in the retail space for those assets.  Follow Target shares in real...
Motley Fool  Mar 12  Comment 
Find out why the retailer was happy to trade lower profitability for accelerated sales growth over the holiday season.
Motley Fool  Mar 11  Comment 
Wall Street has an eagle eye on margins and is harshly punishing any retailer that reports higher expenses.
Motley Fool  Mar 9  Comment 
Revenue was up 10%, digital sales rose 29%, and the market dinged the stock.
Motley Fool  Mar 8  Comment 
Consumers now have another option for free two-day shipping.
Motley Fool  Mar 8  Comment 
The retailer has begun a major transformation and it's going to accelerate in 2018.
Motley Fool  Mar 7  Comment 
TV networks across the board have been talking about cutting their ad time, and Fox is seriously upping the ante.
Motley Fool  Mar 7  Comment 
The retailer sees steady sales growth, and another year of reduced profitability, ahead in 2018.
Benzinga  Mar 7  Comment 
The Vetr community on Tuesday downgraded Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) from 4 stars (Hold) to 3.5 stars (Buy). The Vetr crowd was mixed on Target, with 38.5 percent of Vetr users giving the stock a Buy rating, 46.2 percent a Sell and 15.4...
Clusterstock  Mar 7  Comment 
Target is rolling out free two-day shipping for the first time ever. The perk is available for orders of $35 and over. All orders placed by holders of Target's in-house credit and debit cards, known as the Redcard, now have free two-day shipping...


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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