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SeekingAlpha  5 hrs ago  Comment 
By Kevin Donovan: Nat King Cole might croon to "Tarjay": 'Darling, je vous aime beaucoup, je ne sais pas what to do,' just as investors are wondering whether Target (NYSE:TGT) can regain its je ne sais quoi. Here's our problem: We've made no...
SeekingAlpha  Sep 24  Comment 
By InvestAlike: Cherokee Inc. (NASDAQ:CHKE) is a marketer and manager of fashion and lifestyle brands which it owns in multiple consumer-product categories. The company has license agreements with the top retailers and manufacturers which covers...
Yahoo  Sep 24  Comment 
The chain is the latest victim in a series of security breaches among retailers such as Target Corp (TGT.N), Michaels Stores Inc and Neiman Marcus. Home Depot Inc (HD.N) said last week some 56 million payment cards were likely compromised in a...
Jutia Group  Sep 22  Comment 
[at Investopedia] - Target date mutual funds can be an alternative to bonds and CDs for investors who do not wish to actively manage their savings. The reason: These financial products periodically reallocate fund holdings ... Read more on this. ...
TheStreet.com  Sep 18  Comment 
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Target shares are up 2.4% to $64.38 on Thursday after announcing that it will be hiring up to 70,000 seasonal workers during the holidays as the retailer gears up for what is the busiest time of the year. The 70,000...
Jutia Group  Sep 16  Comment 
[Business Wire] - Target Corp. today unveiled its annual list of top toys for the upcoming holidays, as well as a new and expanded assortment of boutique brand toys that are designed to i Read more on this. Target Corp. (TGT), valued at $39.89B,...
Benzinga  Sep 15  Comment 
In a report by the Wall Street Journal last week, Paul Ziobro outlined how the new Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) CEO Brian Cornell plans to “double down” on a select few departments within the store. Cornell plans to commit strong...
TheStreet.com  Sep 15  Comment 
NEW YORK (TheStreet) --aTarget shares had coverage initiated with a "neutral" rating and $66 price target by analysts at Citigroup on Monday. The price target represents a potential 5.5% increase from the stock's previous closing price of...
Jutia Group  Sep 15  Comment 
[CNW Group] - RBC Global Asset Management Inc. announces final details on maturity of RBC Target 2014 Corporate Bond Index ETF Read more on this. Target Corp. (TGT), valued at $39.40B, started the session at $62.41.   A quick look at the...
Benzinga  Sep 13  Comment 
Speaking on CNBC's Fast Money, Tim Seymour said that many people see Target (NYSE: TGT) as a broken stock, but he wants to own it. Seymour explained that the company reported earnings and gave a very conservative guidance. Its Canadian business is...




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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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News

  • 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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