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Target has launched the Good & Gather Signature range, featuring 60 new products developed with specialty ingredients.

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Over the last few weeks, the five major food and grocery retailers in the US have reported their quarterly results. We take a look at what they tell us about the sector more broadly and what suppliers need to do to support their retail customers. The top five Walmart, Kroger, Target, Albertsons and Ahold and Delhaize are a diverse group of retailers. Walmart and Target have extensive non-fo...
We review Target’s second quarter performance and how it’s adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic. Q2 key numbers Total revenue increased 24.7% to $23.0bn, with comparable sales up 24.3% Comparable store sales were up 10.9% while digital comp sales increased 195% Net earnings increased 80.3% to $1.7bn Target’s unique fulfillment model What stands out for me in these results is t...
Target is adjusting its holiday plans this year in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including starting its promotions earlier, closing on Thanksgiving Day and expanding its digital offer. Delivering a safe holiday season The priority for Target this year is to deliver a safe holiday season for its customers. Traditionally, retailers such as Target place all their efforts behind driving st...

Presentations

01/09/2020
An essential summary of trading priorities, latest developments, and other key commercial insights for Target.
03/08/2020
Seattle-based start-up Shelf Engine has developed an AI technology that aims to optimise the process of stocking store shelves for supermarkets by getting the right amount of product on the shelf at the right time. Shelf Engine is already working with retailers such as Whole Foods, Target and Kroger.
30/07/2020
We look at how Target's decision to position its stores as distribution hubs three years ago has been vindicated by the COVID-19 pandemic and what this means for its future, including further digital developments.
01/05/2020
We continue the private label series, looking at the five ways retailers are developing private label globally in 2020 and the impact this has on manufacturers and suppliers. This presentation looks in more depth at the role of exclusive brands.
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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. 

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

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