Target Corp is an American retail company that provides merchandize and food products.
The Minnesota-based business was founded by George Dayton in 1902. It focuses on full-service merchandising operations, including food discount stores, integrated online business and general merchandise.
The retail company offers credits and reward programs to the customers through its branded proprietary credit cards. The company is a leading player in the American retail and consumer staples sector.
The merchandize provider claims to have around 1,897 stores in the United States. In addition, it owns 44 distribution centers that represents a total of approximately 54 million square feet area.
The retail company provides a wide assortment of food and merchandize products through a family of over 48 brands, including:
• A New Day
• Archer Farms
• All in motion
• Art Class
• Boots & Barkley
• AVA & VIV
• Bullseye Playgound
• Cat &Jack
• Cloud Island
Its Bullseye Design is a registered trademark that first appeared in Target’s advertising campaign in 1999.
It operates through various subsidiaries, namely Target Brand, Inc, Target Creative, Target Corp India Private, AMC Honduras SA, Red Tail LLC, Target Services Inc, Amcrest Corporation, TCDC Inc and Westbury Holdings Co.
The company also provides online delivery and same day doorstep delivery services, including drive up, free 2-day ship, store pick up, etc. The American retailer says that its 2-day shipping facility is free for REDcard users or a minimum order of US$35.
The drive-up service is free and is often ready within a few hours of ordering with products getting delivered to the parked customers in no time, the US-based company claims. It also operates a network of TARGET stores across the United States, with 307 stores in California, 153 stores in Texas and 126 stores in Florida.
Through the Target App, the company facilitates access to various birthday gifts, deals, discounts, and loyalty programs. In addition, the app features a wallet facility to facilitate online payment with just one scan, the retail company claims.