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Motley Fool  Jun 29  Comment 
The key factors affecting the retailer's business, explained.
Forbes  Jun 29  Comment 
Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in McDonald's Corp (NYSE: MCD), where a total of 62,537 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 6.3 million underlying shares....
Forbes  Jun 16  Comment 
Want to be Target’s (TGT) landlord? You’ll earn more collecting rent from the retailer than you would if you bought shares in the company directly.
Yahoo  Jun 7  Comment 
U.S retailer Target Corp (TGT.N) is asking many suppliers to take on an extra 3-5 percent of the cost of promotions and price cuts after slow sales so far this year. A dozen suppliers confirmed to Reuters in May that Target has demanded they take...
Motley Fool  Jun 6  Comment 
Investors worry about Target's fundamental business strength, even as the company beat expectations. Can CEO Brian Cornell figure out what consumers want today?
Forbes  Jun 2  Comment 
There's an old saying on Wall Street about insider buying: there are many possible reasons to sell a stock, but only one reason to buy. Back on May 20, Target Corp's Executive Officer, Catherine R. Smith, invested $339,080.00 into 5,000 shares of...
Benzinga  May 27  Comment 
Although Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) said the recent controversy surround its bathroom policy didn't affect its sales, Barclays said the two comp drivers that the general merchandise retailer highlighted at its financial community meeting are...
Motley Fool  May 26  Comment 
The retail industry has hit a rough patch. Ignore the downbeat press and check out these companies.
Forbes  May 25  Comment 
A company's own top management tend to have the best inside view into the business, so when company officers make major buys, investors are wise to take notice. Presumably the only reason an insider would take their hard-earned cash and use it to...




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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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