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We look at the actions some of the major retailers in the US have undertaken in response to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic in four key areas; stores, supply chain, associate care and community support.

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Target has outlined the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on the business, including its sales performance and store development plans. Surge in sales and traffic Target started to see a shift in sales in the fourth week of February, with an increase in traffic and comparable store sales. Starting in mid-March, the surge in traffic and sales became stronger, concentrated in the ...
We review Target’s fourth quarter performance and its strategic priorities for the year ahead. Key numbers Fourth quarter revenue increased 1.8% to $23.4bn Q4 comparable store sales increased 1.5% Comparable digital sales up 20% Operating income increased 7.3% to $1.2bn Full year revenue increased 3.7% to $78.1bn Full year operating income up 13.3% to $4.7bn For 2020/21...
Target has introduced a new logo and colour palette for its same-day delivery service, Shipt. Fully integrated into the Target platform Target acquired Shipt in 2017. The deal enabled the retailer to advance its plans to offer a same-day delivery service by around two years. The on-demand delivery service has been fully integrated into the Target platform, including its website and app, and...

Presentations

17/03/2020
We summarise activity from retailers as they respond with urgency and empathy to the evolving COVID 19 pandemic.
01/03/2020
An essential summary of trading priorities, latest developments, and other key commercial insights for Target.
17/12/2019
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.
11/11/2019
We look at the scale and scope of the US online channel, key trends shaping its development, retailer strategies and the growth opportunity over the next five years.
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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. 

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.

An essential summary of trading priorities, latest developments, and other key commercial insights for Target.

Access key indicators for over 400 retailers and grocery market sizes for over 180 countries.

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