Financial News Release

Target Corporation Increases Regular Quarterly Dividend

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 11, 2009-- The board of directors of Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) has declared a quarterly dividend of 17 cents per common share, a 6 percent increase from the prior quarterly rate of 16 cents per common share. The dividend is payable September 10, 2009 to shareholders of record on August 20, 2009. The third quarter dividend will be the company’s 168th consecutive dividend paid since October 1967 when the company became publicly held.

About Target

Target Corporation’s retail segment includes large, general merchandise and food discount stores, and a fully integrated on-line business called In addition, the company operates a credit card segment that offers branded proprietary and Visa credit card products. The company gives more than $3 million each week to its local communities through grants and special programs. The company currently operates 1,698 Target stores in 49 states.

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