HTM 260 HW #2
Societal forces affecting the values, beliefs, and actions of a distinct group of people.
Big Companies in Business
2. Exxon Mobile
Size of Company:
“Target opened its first store in Roseville, Minnesota, in 1962. Today, Target operates
1,683 stores in 48 states, including 239 SuperTarget stores, 1,519 pharmacies, 325
optical centers, 186 portrait studios, 916 Starbucks, 1,165 one-hour photo processing
labs and 28 health clinics. Target’s total store square footage is 222,420,000 square
Target employs more than 360,000 team members.
Nature of their business: To provide common household items with an “upscale” feel.
“Target is an upscale discounter with a focus on the high-quality, on-trend
merchandise guests want, plus the everyday basics all families need, all at affordable
prices. Its combined emphasis on style, quality, affordability and clean, attractive
stores makes it a one-of-a-kind retailer. When guests shop at Target, they’ll find an
environment where shopping is convenient and enjoyable.”
Size of Company: “As of March 2009, the total number of employees working for the firm is
estimated to be 79,900”
Nature of their business: ” Every day, employees at ExxonMobil are committed to the pursuit