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Category Archives: Target Corporation

What The Hell Is Going On?

Via Jim Quinn of The Burning Platform blog, “The older I grow, the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.” –  H.L. Mencken   “The older I get the less I listen to what people say and the more I look at what they do.”– Andrew Carnegie I’m 53 years old. The […]

Target Plunges 12% After Missing Lowest EPS Estimate, Slashing Outlook

When we discussed yesterday Reuters’ report that Wal-Mart is now actively “price testing” its products, and squeezing vendors in a scramble to preserve market share while keeping margins relatively flat, we cautioned that this is the latest indication of what appears to be a pervasive “deflationary shock” among the retail industry which is caught in […]

Target Tumbles After Cutting Guidance, Reports Poor Comps; Drags Wal-Mart Lower

US retailer woes continued this morning, a trend the began well prior to the poor holiday spending season, when retail giant Target not only announced ahead of its Feb 28 Q4 earnigns result that comparable sales during the combined November/December period decreased 1.3%, but that “as a result of this softer-than-expected sales performance, the Company […]

The Battle Of Black Friday: Visualizing The Winners And Losers

Black Friday – the name elevates images of people standing in long lines, fighting the crowds to grab the best bargains of the year, and filling the shopping carts to the rims. But, as FreeShippingCode.com notes, from another perspective Black Friday is the day when retailers try to push their sales to the last limits […]