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									Target Corporation: SWOT Analysis &
Company Profile

Reference Code: WMRT0447CP
Published Date: APR-2010




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Target Corporation: SWOT Analysis & Company Profile                                           Published April 2010
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1     COMPANY OVERVIEW.......................................................................................................4
2     BUSINESS DESCRIPTION .................................................................................................5
2.1     Business Description - Credit Card Segment ................................................................................................. 5
      2.1.1     Credit Card Segment - Overview ............................................................................................................................................... 5
2.2     Credit Card Segment - Financials................................................................................................................... 5
2.3     Business Description - Retail Segment .......................................................................................................... 6
      2.3.1     Retail Segment - Overview ........................................................................................................................................................ 6
2.4     Retail Segment - Financials ............................................................................................................................ 6
2.5     Key Employees ............................................................................................................................................... 7
      2.5.1     Key Employee Biographies........................................................................................................................................................ 8
2.6     Locations & Subsidiaries ................................................................................................................................ 9
3     SWOT ANALYSIS ............................................................................................................. 10
3.1     Overview ....................................................................................................................................................... 10
3.2     Strengths ....................................................................................................................................................... 10
3.3     Weaknesses ................................................................................................................................................. 11
3.4     Opportunities................................................................................................................................................. 12
3.5     Threats ......................................................................................................................................................... 13
4     FINANCIAL DEALS ........................................................................................................... 15
4.1     5-Year Deal Analysis .................................................................................................................................... 15
5     NEWS AND EVENTS ........................................................................................................ 18
5.1     News        ......................................................................................................................................................... 18
5.2     Company History .......................................................................................................................................... 36
6     APPENDIX ......................................................................................................................... 39
6.1     Research Methodology ................................................................................................................................. 39
6.2     Additional Notes ............................................................................................................................................ 39
6.3     About World Market Intelligence ................................................................................................................... 40




Target Corporation: SWOT Analysis & Company Profile                                                                                                                   Published April 2010
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List of Tables
Table 1: Target Corporation Key Facts ...................................................................................................................... 4
Table 2: Target Corporation Key Employees ............................................................................................................. 7
Table 3: Target Corporation Key Employee Biographies .......................................................................................... 8
Table 4: Target Corporation Locations and Subsidiaries........................................................................................... 9
Table 5: Target Corporation SWOT Analysis........................................................................................................... 10
Table 6: Financial Deals........................................................................................................................................... 15
Table 7: Target Corporation History......................................................................................................................... 36




Target Corporation: SWOT Analysis & Company Profile                                                                                          Published April 2010
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1 COMPANY OVERVIEW
Table 1: Target Corporation Key Facts

 Corporate Address             1000 Nicollet Mall,            Ticker Symbol,             TGT [New York Stock
                               Minneapolis, MN, 55403,        Exchange                   Exchange]
                               United States
 Telephone                     +1 612 3046073                 No. of Employees           351,000
 Fax                           +1 612 3705502                 Fiscal Year End            January
 URL                           www.target.com                 Revenue (in USD            64,948
                                                              Million)
 Industry                      Retailing                      Revenue (in JPY Million)
 Locations                     United States
Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research/                       © World Market Intelligence




Target Corporation: SWOT Analysis & Company Profile                                                  Published April 2010
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2 BUSINESS DESCRIPTION

Target Corporation is an in-store and online retailer of general merchandise and grocery items. It undertakes the
operations of 1,698 large format general merchandise and food discount stores including 245 SuperTarget stores.
At the end of fiscal year ending 2009, the company employed about 351,000 people.Ta
								
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