Target Corporation (TGT)

About Target Corporation (TGT)

Company Description:


Target Corporation, a well-known name in the retail sector, is primarily engaged in the operation of general merchandise discount stores. It operates through a single segment: General Merchandise Stores.

Founded by George Dayton and originally named Goodfellow Dry Goods, the company was established in 1902 and underwent several name changes before becoming Target Corporation in 2000. The company's headquarters is located at 1000 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States.


Main Product(s):


Target is famous for its wide range of products, including but not limited to clothing, electronics, food, furniture, and housewares, offering a one-stop shopping experience.


Short History of Target Corporation:


  • 1902 – Founded as Goodfellow Dry Goods by George Dayton.
  • 1962 – The first Target store opened in Roseville, Minnesota.
  • 2000 – The company was renamed Target Corporation.
  • 2013 – Expanded into Canada but later withdrew in 2015.
  • 2017 – Target began a nationwide rollout of same-day delivery services.
  • 2020 – During the COVID-19 pandemic, Target saw a significant increase in digital sales.
  • 2023 – Continued expansion of in-store and online services, focusing on sustainability and inclusivity.

Key Executives:

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Brian C. CornellChairman of the Board & CEO3.19MN/A1959
Mr. Michael J. FiddelkeExecutive VP & CFO1.21MN/A1977
Mr. John J. MulliganExecutive VP & COO1.63MN/A1966
Mr. Don H. LiuExecutive VP, Chief Legal & Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary1.04MN/A1962
Ms. A. Christina HenningtonExecutive VP & Chief Growth Officer1.21MN/A1976
Mr. Matthew A. LiegelSenior VP, Chief Accounting Officer & ControllerN/AN/A1978
Mr. Brett R. CraigExecutive VP & Chief Information OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. John HulbertVice President of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Katie M. BoylanExecutive VP & Chief Communications OfficerN/AN/A1978
Ms. Lisa RoathExecutive VP & Chief Marketing OfficerN/AN/AN/A

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