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MarketWatch  May 31  Comment 
Target Corp. and online delivery marketplace Shipt said Thrusday they are launching same-day delivery of groceries, essentials, home, electronics, toys and other goods to select areas of Illinois, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin. The company is also...
Motley Fool  May 30  Comment 
Executives explained why they're optimistic that they'll hit their 2018 operating goals.
Motley Fool  May 28  Comment 
Is this discount retailer’s stock on sale?
Motley Fool  May 25  Comment 
The long-term picture for Tiffany is brighter than it’s been in a while, but investors shouldn’t necessarily dive right in.
Motley Fool  May 25  Comment 
Customers packed the retailer's aisles this quarter, but operating profits still fell.
Motley Fool  May 25  Comment 
The bottom line is taking a hit, but that's a small price to pay.
Motley Fool  May 25  Comment 
The bottom-line miss may be an opportunity for value investors.
MarketWatch  Apr 17  Comment 
Target Corp. said Tuesday that it will add eight cosmetic brands to its online selection that cater to darker skin tones starting April 18. The brands will be in select stores starting May 20. The brands, which include Coloured Raine, Everyhue...
Clusterstock  Apr 9  Comment 
Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express are no longer requiring customers to sign their receipts when checking out. While companies can continue to require customers' signatures, retail giants like Walmart and Target are also stopping...




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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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