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TARGET CORPORATION 1000 Nicollet Mall Minneapolis, MN 55403 USA Target was incorporated in Minnesota in 1902. Target Corporation operates large-format general merchandise discount stores in the United States and a much smaller, rapidly growing on-line business. The Company drives incremental merchandise sales and profitability through increases in its comparable-store sales and through contributions from new stores. Additionally, its credit card operations represent an integral component of its retail business. The Company focuses on delighting its guests by offering both everyday essentials and fashionable, differentiated merchandise at exceptional prices. We compared Target Corporation (shown in red on the ROIC graph) to J.C. Penney Holding Company, Kohl's Corporation, the top performing companies (top 25%) that file in SIC code 5311 and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. . When compared to its industry peers, Target Corporation is performing best in the areas of Days Payable Outstanding (DPO) and Days Sales Outstanding (DSO). This Company is performing
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course ACCT 2301 taught by Professor Davis during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson.

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