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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...
Benzinga  May 20  Comment 
Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) delivered a 1Q EPS beat. Goldman Sachs’ Matthew J. Fassler maintained a Neutral rating for the company, while reducing the price target from $85 to $75. The analyst commented that secular challenges were weighing...
Benzinga  May 19  Comment 
Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) has lost more than $6 a share following its Q1 earnings results on Wednesday morning. While weather has been to blame for virtually all retailers this earnings season, UBS believes Target can overcome these...
Benzinga  May 19  Comment 
Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) on Wednesday reported mixed Q1 earnings, but issued downbeat guidance. Here are today's notable price target changes. Morgan Stanley lowers price target to $67 from $72. JPMorgan lowers to $78 from...
Benzinga  May 18  Comment 
Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) reported first quarter results in which the company exceeded Wall Street's expectations in terms of earnings, but fell short on the revenue side. Target also issued a downbeat forecast for its second quarter,...
Forbes  May 18  Comment 
In early trading on Wednesday, shares of Micron Technology (MU) topped the list of the day's best performing components of the S&P 500 index, trading up 5.7%. Year to date, Micron Technology has lost about 27.8% of its value.
Benzinga  May 18  Comment 
Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) provided a downbeat guidance for the second quarter by dragging its stock down more than 7 percent in the pre-market trading. The company's earnings for the first quarter topped the Street expectations while revenue...




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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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