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A guide to the retailer and its operations today. Updated quarterly to include latest information on performance, strategic developments, marketing initiatives, key personnel and must see stores.

Target: data

See data on the retailer’s performance and forecasts for its operations by channel.

North America retail outlook 2021: performance to date

We look at how the market has been performing and assess whether the trends we highlighted at the start of the year remain relevant in the USA and Canada. 

USA country presentation

This guide to USA explores the key trends in grocery retail, the outlook for the country’s differing channels over the five year forecast period and the growth strategies of its leading retailers.

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Data from Adobe Analytics reveals that online sales on Black Friday fell marginally this year to $8.9bn, compared to $9bn in 2020. We look at what’s behind this dip.

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Target’s unique omnichannel model has been a major factor its success over recent years, including through the pandemic. In addition to enabling sales growth, it’s also helping the retailer to become more profitable. We look at the model’s impacts on its third quarter performance. Target’s Q3 key numbers Total revenue increased 13.3% to $25.7bn Comparable store sales increased 12.7%, fol...
US-based Target is increasing is expanding its omnichannel services for the holiday season, anticipating that its strong sales performance this year will extend into the key trading period. Record growth expected across the sector Target has been one of the key winners in retail during the pandemic, in part due to its omnichannel strategy. During its latest quarter, comparable saes increased ...
As it gears up for the critical holiday trading period, we look at the actions Target is taking to ensure it can meet shopper demand. Cost and capacity issues US retailers are facing several supply chain challenges, related to cost and capacity issues. Congestion at ports in Asia and on the US west coast, driven by lockdowns and labour availability, along with the shortage and rapid increas...
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