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SeekingAlpha  Aug 19  Comment 
By Gemstone Equity Research: Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota is the United States' second-largest discount retailer with stores in the US as well as in Canada. The company has been performing extraordinarily...
SeekingAlpha  Aug 19  Comment 
By Daniel Jones: After news broke on Aug. 18 that Target (NYSE:TGT), one of the country's largest retailers with sales of $72.6 billion in 2013, decided to keep approximately 900 of its stores open between one and two hours later each day, shares...
SeekingAlpha  Aug 19  Comment 
By WhisperNumber: Target (NYSE:TGT) is expected to report earnings on Wednesday, August 20th. The whisper number is $0.89, two cents behind the analysts' estimate and showing no confidence from the WhisperNumber community. However, Target provided...
SeekingAlpha  Aug 19  Comment 
By Seth Golden: Target Corp. (NYSE:TGT) will be reporting its official Q2 2014 results on August 20th with a greater degree of investor anticipation than in recent quarters as many eagerly await the hear details surrounding the company's recent...
TheStreet.com  Aug 18  Comment 
NEW YORK (TheStreet) --aTarget shares are up 0.9% to $58.21 on Monday following reports that the company was extending weekday store hours to midnight at more than half of its American stores, according to the Wall Street Journal. The...
The Economic Times  Aug 18  Comment 
Earnings season will effectively draw to a close this week with results from retailers including Home Depot, Target Corp and Gap Inc.
SeekingAlpha  Aug 18  Comment 
By Josh Arnold: Target (NYSE:TGT) has been the butt of many jokes among investors this year, as the company struggled with the famous data breach and lagging sales, in addition to replacing its CEO. This would be quite a busy year for any company,...
SeekingAlpha  Aug 17  Comment 
By Orange Peel Investments: Target (NYSE:TGT) is going to be reporting earnings next week on Wednesday. The company came out earlier this month and issued Q2 EPS estimates of $0.78, against previous analyst estimates of $0.85-$1.00. The company...
SeekingAlpha  Aug 17  Comment 
By Joel Ladzinski: Preface: Target (NYSE:TGT) reports earnings next week on August 20th. With all of its recent struggles, this quarter is very important to a lot of investors - myself included as I am long TGT. I had originally bought my...
Market Intelligence Center  Aug 15  Comment 
For a hedged play on Target Corp (TGT) MarketIntelligenceCenter.com’s algorithms selected the Oct. '14 $60.00 covered call for a net debit in the $57.82 area. That is also the break-even stock price for the covered call. This trade will return...




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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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