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We look at Target’s latest results and its strategic update which included details of its investment programme for the next few years. This includes a $4bn annual investment plan in digital commerce, new stores and remodels and its supply chain.

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With Apple becoming the latest partner for Target as it builds a differentiated store experience, we look at what this means for the retailer. Enhanced in-store and online experience Target is partnering with Apple to offer customers an enhanced shopping experience in store, and online. The roll-out will start in 17 locations initially across the US this month, with further sites to be laun...
Target has made a series of changes to its leadership including appointing its first chief food and beverage officer and its first chief growth officer. Positioning for growth The changes are being made to position Target for further growth. The appointments are internal promotions, reflecting the strength of the bench at the retailer. Target has emerged as one of the key winners in retail ...
We look at Target’s performance in November and December and the impact of its digital operations on sales growth. Holiday sales key numbers Comparable sales in November and December increased 17.2% Traffic increased 4.3%, with average ticket up 12.3% Store comparable store sales increased 4.2% Digital comparable sales increased 102% Traffic and basket size up Target fin...

Presentations

04/02/2021
An essential summary of trading priorities, latest developments, and other key commercial insights for Target.
16/12/2020
This guide to USA explores the key trends in grocery retail, the outlook for the country’s differing channels to 2022 and the growth strategies of its leading retailers.
18/11/2020
The hypermarket channel is perceived to be struggling to grow, whether in store or sales terms. However, on a global basis, this is not the reality. Retailers are finding ways to re-imagine the hypermarket format beyond grocery retail by applying seven strategies laid out in this report. This way hypermarket operators are able to enhance the shopper proposition and: - achieve more incremental growth - boost traffic to store - encourage more spend in-store - develop the omnichannel offer
09/11/2020
The hypermarket channel is perceived to be struggling to grow, whether in store or sales terms. However, on a global basis, this is not the reality. Retailers are finding ways to achieve incremental increases in basket size and are developing their proposition to attract shoppers back to the format. In this report we show winning strategies by hypermarket and large supermarket operators from around the world.

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Strategic outlook for Target

Having launched a turnaround plan in 2017, centred on its stores, supply chain and private label capabilities, we look at how Target is successfully navigating its transformation and the outlook to 2023. 

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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