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Reuters  Mar 23  Comment 
Some labor groups looking to broaden their push for minimum wage hikes after success at big U.S. retailers including Target Corp, are preparing to take on drugstore...
Reuters  Mar 20  Comment 
Some labor groups looking to broaden their push for minimum wage hikes after success at big U.S. retailers including Target Corp, are preparing to take on drugstore...
Jutia Group  Mar 19  Comment 
[at bizjournals.com] - A group of Target Corp. human resources employees who helped with last weeks's massive layoffs have lost their own jobs. The Minneapolis-based retailer notified approximately 40 HR employees Thursday that they will be laid...
TheStreet.com  Mar 19  Comment 
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Target shares are down 0.63% to $80.55 in market trading on Thursday after Target announced plans to raise its employee minimum wage to $9 an hour, following the lead of fellow retailer Walmart , as worker advocates...
Benzinga  Mar 19  Comment 
Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) has agreed to a $10 million settlement with lawyers for its 2013 data breach, Engadget has reported. CBS News reported at the same time that the company could pay individuals up to $10,000 each in damages. Target's...
Motley Fool  Mar 19  Comment 
The big retailer embarks on an ambitious new strategy.
Jutia Group  Mar 18  Comment 
[Business Wire] - Target Corp. announced today an enhanced return policy covering all of the retailer’s 32 owned and exclusive brands, which extends the return window to one year from the date of purchase. Read more on this. Target Corp. (TGT),...
Jutia Group  Mar 13  Comment 
[Business Wire] - The board of directors of Target Corporation has declared a quarterly dividend of 52 cents per common share. The dividend is payable June 10, 2015 to shareholders of record at the close of business May 20, 2015. Read more on...
Market Intelligence Center  Mar 13  Comment 
The option-trade picking algorithms behind MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's Artifical Intelligence Center have selected a covered-call trade on Target Corp (TGT) that includes 2.45% downside protection. Sell one contract of the Jul. '15 $82.50 call...
Reuters  Mar 12  Comment 
With shallow pockets but a deep commitment to promote "living wages", women's advocacy group UltraViolet has peppered Target Corp with cheap location-focused online ads, challenging it to match Wal-Mart Stores Inc's promise of $10-an-hour base pay.




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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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