Target Corporation operates as a general merchandise retailer selling products to customers (guests). Merchandise The company sells an assortment of general merchandise and food through its store and digital channels in the United States. Its general merchandise stores offer an edited food assortment, including perishables, dry grocery, dairy, and frozen items while its SuperTarget stores offer a line of food items comparable to traditional supermarkets. The company’s urban format stores, CityTarget and TargetExpress, offer edited general merchandise and food assortments. Its digital channels include an assortment of general merchandise, including various items found in its stores, along with a complementary assortment, such as additional sizes and colors sold online. A major portion of the company’s sales is from national brand merchandise. The company’s owned and exclusive brands include but not limited to the following: Owned Brands: Archer Farms, Simply Balanced, Boots & Barkley, Circo, Embark, Gilligan & O'Malley, Market Pantry, Merona, Room Essentials, Smith & Hawken, Spritz, Sutton & Dodge, Threshold, up & up, Wine Cube, and Xhilaration. Exclusive Brands: Assets by Sarah Blakely, Ava & Viv, C9 by Champion, Carlton, Chefmate, Cherokee, Converse One Star, dENiZEN from Levi's, Fieldcrest, Genuine Kids from OshKosh, Just One You made by Carter's, Kid Made Modern, Liz Lange for Target, Mossimo Supply Company, Nate Berkus for Target, Nick & Nora, Papyrus, Shaun White, Simply Shabby Chic, and Sonia Kashuk. The company also sells merchandise through periodic exclusive design and creative partnerships and generates revenue from in-store amenities (such as Target Café, Target Clinic, Target Pharmacy, and Target Photo) and leased or licensed departments (such as Target Optical, Pizza Hut, Portrait Studio, and Starbucks). Distribution The majority of merchandise is distributed to the company’s stores through its network of 38 distribution centers. Common carriers ship general merchandise to and from its distribution centers. Vendors or third party distributors ship certain food items and other merchandise directly to the company’s stores. Dispositions In January 2015, the company announced its exit from the Canadian market and Target Canada Co. and certain other wholly owned subsidiaries of the company. Intellectual Property The company’s principal trademarks, including Target, SuperTarget and its ‘Bullseye Design’, have been registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. History Target Corporation was founded in 1902. The company was incorporated in Minnesota in 1902.
target corp (TGT*:Mexico)
1000 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55403
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