Essays Tagged: "Target Corporation"

Kmart, Falling on hard times.

own for their great value and convenience. With fierce competition form rivals such as Wal-Mart and Target, Kmart has seen its market share plummet. Wal-Marts and Targets are starting to grow larger a ... nvenience fro their consumers. Unfortunately their competitors have had the same idea. Wal-Mart and Target stores have taken what Kmart has and improved on it. They offer larger stores with more selec ...

(2 pages) 181 1 2.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Can Target Surpass Walmart?

TARGET STORES, the crown jewel of the Target Corporation, would appear to have everything: zippy ads ... les and exclusive merchandise that people rave about. But inside the headquarters tower here, where Target's decisions are made, no one is about to relax.With Kmart hobbled by bankruptcy, it is Target ... t Stores, the biggest retailer in the land and the biggest company, too. Every successful step that Target takes -- signing designers to make baby bottles and little black dresses, moving deeper into ...

(11 pages) 519 0 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Target.Direct: Customer Purchasing Satisfaction in E-commerce - This case study describes issues associated w/ customer satisfaction in e-commerce purchasing in reference to Target.Direct

Introduction"No matter what you are shopping for, Target.Direct has something to fit your style": Target.Direct self-advertises. Target.Direct, the di ... irect self-advertises. Target.Direct, the direct merchandising and electronic retailing division of Target Corporation, successfully combines the e-commerce and direct marketing operations of Target, ... y combines the e-commerce and direct marketing operations of Target, Marshall Field's and Mervyn's. Target.Direct not only combines, and, it also recently added Amazo ...

(3 pages) 455 0 4.5 Aug/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

Target Corporation - the job interview process

Target Corporation is a growth company focused exclusively on general merchandise retail. Target Cor ... ld work for them: the culture, the diversity, the benefits, and industry leaders. Every employee at Target is an important part of the culture at Target Corporation. Employees like the challenging wor ... lenging work tasks, the motivation, and the feedback, which helps personal and professional growth. Target Corporation is dedicated to allowing their team members to show their individuality. Diversit ...

(3 pages) 241 0 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Marketing channels - Channel selection, objectives, motivation and evaluation.

t, there were a series of questions we considered.1) Is the potential distributor familiar with our target consumer and segment?2) Is there a match between the distributors polices strategies, image, ... d support will our distributor require?The marketing channels chosen by our group were based on our targeted consumers and the comfort of the consumer with their local retailers. With retailers, consu ...

(11 pages) 254 0 4.3 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Benton Textiles, Inc. (HBS case no: 9-341-001)

uestions that every company faces when it introduces a new product: Which market should the company target? And how should the new product be priced? The alternatives for Benton is either to enter the ... erms of profitability, timing and risk. Lastly a recommendation is made on which market they should target a long with an action plan.The current market situationThe product, which Benton Textiles has ...

(11 pages) 121 0 3.3 Nov/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Clothing, Footwear and Cosmetics

Analysis of Dayton Hudson Corporation Case

In the case of Dayton Hudson Corporation, the company fell into a situation of a hostile takeover attempted by the Dart Group in ... r attempted by the Dart Group in 1987. At that time, Kenneth Macke was the CEO of the Dayton Hudson Corporation and sternly disagreed with letting the company fall into the hands of the Haft's. Macke' ... hareholders wealth and that in doing so, they are being socially responsible. He also contends that corporations are not people and therefore they cannot be responsible for social issues. On the other ...

(3 pages) 27 0 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Corporate Responsibility.

In 2001, Business Ethics magazine listed Target Corporation one of the 100 corporate citizens of 2001. Target Corporation provides employment ... h rate of 9%. The retail giant has grown to over 1,400 stores spread over 47 states. The success of Target Corporation is a result from the key planning of the company, (, 2005). Part of ... et's initiatives and plans include impacting employees, stakeholders, and the community as a whole. Target states on their website, "As the company evolves, we will continue to add and refine social p ...

(4 pages) 192 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Company Cashflow Summary Analysis of Target and Walmart.

Target Corporation is performing spectacularly well. Recent reports have indicated spectacular figur ... profits. It reported sales of $39.9 billion for the most recent fiscal year, mainly from its 1,100 Target stores, pushing it ahead of Kmart to make Target the nation's second biggest discounter ("Tar ... d up to $345 million, in the most recent quarter as revenue increased 15 percent, to $9.59 billion. Target's share price rose 27 percent last year, although it is off around 6 percent this year. By co ...

(3 pages) 226 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Company Ratios Results and Management: Comparison of Walmart and Target.

tio measures the liquidity of a company by performing a Wal-Mart the result showed 1.02 compared to targets 1.53 ("Walmart's Financial Center"). The quick ratio is used to measure the short term liqui ... based on available cash, short term investments, and receivables. The quick ratio showed higher in Target Stores even although Wal-Mart is a much larger and successful corporation ("Target Stores").R ...

(3 pages) 237 0 4.7 Nov/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Customer satisfaction

omer value?In our research we found that customer satisfaction did coincide with employee training. Target Corporation trains all of their associates in customer service thoroughly which will bring ab ... e strategies and models of stores with top customer service levels.Task 2: I researched competitor, Target Corporation on employee training and customer service. I studied how they felt customer satis ...

(9 pages) 348 0 2.1 Mar/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Country Risk and Strategic Planning Analysis Paper: Target

everyone involved as an acquisition progresses. This paper will look at the risks and assessment of Target, Inc opening a store in Japan.Political, Legal, and Regulatory RisksJapan is a bureaucratic c ... o bar new-comers entering into the country's existing industries. This will not be the case for the Target Corporation.The political, legal, and regulatory risks of opening a Target in Japan vary. Tar ...

(9 pages) 1266 2 4.7 Feb/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Company Selection Paper

The two public traded companies that Team A chose to conduct a brief overview of are Wal-Mart and Target. Both of these companies do serve a large population of customers and employees here in Ameri ... e in accordance with the standards of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (United States).TargetTarget and Wal-Mart are very similar that is why Team A has decided to compare and use the two ...

(5 pages) 268 0 0.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Company Selection Paper

pany founder and CEO Sam Walton stepped down the following year, replaced by David Glass.History of TargetIn 1962, the Dayton Company, using a concept developed by John F. Geisse, entered discount mer ... y, using a concept developed by John F. Geisse, entered discount merchandising by opening its first Target discount store in Roseville, Minnesota. The name "Target" originated from Dayton's publicity ...

(5 pages) 173 0 2.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

A Stereotypical Media

olitical power, to the rise of the doughnut culture, sits an ad of poise and content. Posted by the Target Corporation, a store tailored to the middle class, the ad displays, a very young, beautiful w ...

(5 pages) 33 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

The encroaching darkness

heir corporate buddies led a grand inquisition against the insurgents, labeling them "hackers." The corporations' bedfellows, the media, made these "hackers" appear evil to the public; they joined in ... eneath the encroaching flux of idiocy sparked to protect the dirty little secrets of multi-national corporations. I'm one of the lucky ones. Or am I? Is it better to excape and live amont the cows? I" ...

(2 pages) 346 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Credit Card Fraud

redit card numbers in their databases that haven?t been used in years. Credit card thieves recently targeted and several thousand credit card numbers were stolen. Many past cus ... way for crooks to con people into divulging their credit card information. The elderly are a common target for this type of scam. Callers claim that the victim has won something such as a cruise or a ...

(6 pages) 71 0 2.3 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

TARGET: Investor Profile Paper

"Target Corporation, a large cap value company in the consumer services center is expected to outperf ... next six months with less than average risk."(MSN Money, 2008) This paper will examine that lenders Target uses, the investment bank Target uses to issue stock, the Government entities that regulate t ... vestment bank Target uses to issue stock, the Government entities that regulate the securities that Target issues, and will identify and discuss the role played by the intermediaries of Target. In add ...

(3 pages) 186 0 1.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Marketing Plan for Wal-Mart

p stores, as well. The main competitors for customers of Wal-Mart are rival discount chains such as Target Corporation, Costco and the Sears Holdings Corporation, or Kmart.Overview - Organizational Go ... e concept testing and marketing effectiveness. Concept testing tests the acceptance of a concept by target consumers. In other words, they might conduct a survey of some type back by the electronic ar ...

(26 pages) 324 0 5.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Análisis Walmart

8%, no habiendo disminuido durante ningún año. Durante el mismo periodo las ventas de Target (TGT) aumentaron un 30%. Aunque los minoristas dependen del consumo y éste se desacele ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 Jun/2013

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies