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Benzinga  Apr 15  Comment 
Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) is recalling, quickly, an Easter Egg toy that if ingested could expand and kill the child who eats it, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The recall was announced by the agency just prior to the...
Motley Fool  Apr 9  Comment 
The popular consumer goods chain is determined to keep its brand relevant in a difficult retail environment.
Motley Fool  Apr 7  Comment 
A look at the company's plan to lift sagging sales and customer traffic.
Motley Fool  Apr 6  Comment 
We look at recent quotes from the management teams at each company to determine whether their hopeful plans for the future should be accepted at face value by investors.
Motley Fool  Apr 1  Comment 
Both big-box retailers are making big changes.
Wall Street Journal  Mar 23  Comment 
Target Corp. and other retailers in recent months stopped selling a popular household cleaner from Jessica Alba’s Honest Co. after learning the product contained less liquid than its label claimed.
SeekingAlpha  Mar 23  Comment 
DailyFinance  Mar 21  Comment 
Filed under: Finance, Business, Companies Target is redesigning its stores with time-starved customers in mind. STOCK PRICE FOR TGT Full price information RadioShack is closing 552 stores — see if your store is one of them Walmart...
Motley Fool  Mar 21  Comment 
The cheap-chic discounter is out of favor these days, but a compelling valuation and a strong history of bouncing back make it too tempting to pass up.
DailyFinance  Mar 20  Comment 
Filed under: Finance, Business, Companies It seems like the only retail news lately seems to be bleak for brick-and-mortar storefronts, full of store closings and a very apparent shift toward e-commerce and online shopping. STOCK PRICE FOR...




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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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