Corporate Overview

Target is an upscale discounter that provides high-quality, on-trend merchandise at attractive prices in clean, spacious and guest-friendly stores. In addition, Target operates an online business,

Target headquarters, Minneapolis

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who we are

our guests

  • Median age of 41
  • Median household income of approx. $60K
  • Approximately 42% have children at home
  • About 57% have completed college

Target Corporation contacts

  • Main Number (612) 304-6073
  • Media Relations (612) 696-3400
  • Investor Relations (800) 775-3110

consolidated financial summary

Target Corporation

$72,596Revenues in 2013

Net Earnings$1,971$2,999$2,929$2,920
Net Earnings Per Share, Diluted$3.07$4.52$4.28$4.00
Average Common Shares
Outstanding, Diluted641.8663.3683.9729.4
All amounts in millions, except per share amounts
*Fiscal 2012 was a 53-week period, compared with a 52-week period in fiscal 2011.

Target Stores (Fiscal Year End)

1,917Total Number of Target Stores in 2013

U.S. Stores1,7931,7781,7631,750
Canadian Stores*124---
Number of Employees366,000361,000365,000355,000
* Target began operating stores in Canada in March, 2013.

sales increases - U.S. Segment

0.9%Total Sales in 2013*
0.4%Comparable Sales in 2013*
total salescomparable salestotal salescomparable sales
Full Year*(0.9)%(0.4)%5.1%2.7%
* The fourth quarter and full-year periods in 2013 consisted of 13 weeks and 52 weeks, respectively, compared with 14 weeks and 53 weeks in the comparable 2012 periods.

good to know

#25 Target is on DiversityInc's "Top 50 Companies for Diversity."

We're a member of the 100,000 Jobs Mission, a pledge with other top companies to hire 100,000 veterans by 2020

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