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Target Corporation
Treddit as NYSETGT
S&P 500 Component
Industrie Retailin
Foondit Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S. (1902 (1902), as Dayton Dry Guids)[1]
Foonder George Dayton
Heidquarters Target Plaza North & Target Plaza Sooth, Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.
Nummer o locations
1,793[2] (2016)
Aurie served
Unitit States
(except Vermont)
Key fowk
Gregg Steinhafel
(Chairman, President and CEO)
Products Discount department store, hypermercat, supercenter, superstore
Revenue Increase US$73.785 billion[2] (2015)
Increase US$5.53 billion[2] (2015)
Increase US$3.363 billion[2] (2015)
Tot assets Decrease US$40.262 billion[2] (2015)
Tot equity Decrease US$12.957 billion[2] (2015)
Nummer o employees
341,000 (2016)

Target Corporation (simply kent as Target) is an American retailin company that wis foondit in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1902 as the Dayton Dry Goods Company. In 1962, the company opened its first Target store in nearby Roseville. Target grew and eventually became the largest division o Dayton Hudson Corporation, culminatin in the company chyngin its name tae Target Corporation in 2000. As o Mey 2010, the company haes opened stores in ivery state except Vermont, operatin as Target or SuperTarget.

Target is the seicont lairgest discoont retailer in the Unitit States, ahint Walmart.[3][4] The company is ranked at nummer 30 on the Fortune 500 as o 2010, an is a component o the Standard & Poor's 500 index. The company licenses its bullseye trademark tae Wesfarmers, awners o the separate Target Australia chain.

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  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 "Corporate Fact Sheet". Retrieved 2016-05-30. 
  3. Barwise, Patrick (2004-08-16). "Bullseye: Target's Cheap Chic Strategy - HBS Working Knowledge". Retrieved 2010-02-21. 
  4. "Wal-Mart Set to Repeat Share Gains, Grab Target Sales (Update3)". 2009-01-02. Retrieved 2010-02-21.