Target Corporation operates in the Variety stores sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Target with three other
companies in this sector in UNITED STATES :
Dollar General Corporation
sales of $33.75 billion
of which 77%
Dollar Tree, Incorporation
(2020 sales: $25.51 billion
of which 52%
was Dollar Tree), and
Costco Wholesale Corporation
(2020 sales of $166.76 billion
of which 73%
was United States operations).
During the second
quarter of 2021, sales at Target totalled
an increase of 9.5%
from the $22.98 billion in sales at the company during the second quarter of 2020.
During the first two
quarters of 2021, sales totalled $49.36 billion, which is
than through the first two quarters of 2020.
During the previous 17 quarters, sales at Target have increased compared with the same quarter in the previous year.
Sales at Target appear to have some seasonality: during each of the previous 8
years, sales have been highest during the fourth quarter, which has accounted for
between 29.3% and 31.7%
of the annual
(For the vast majority of American retailers, the last quarter of the year usually has the highest sales).
Target reported sales of $93.56 billion
January of 2021.
increase of 19.8%
versus 2020, when the company's sales were $78.11 billion.
This was the fourth straight year of sales growth at Target.
Sales of Other Revenue saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
63.9% in 2021, from
$302.00 million to $495.00 million.
Target also saw significant increases in sales in
Home Furnishings and D Cor (up 26.3% to $18.23 billion)
Hardlines (up 32.0% to $16.63 billion)
Not all segments of Target experienced an increase in sales in 2021:
sales of Credit Card Profit Sharing fell 2.1% to $666.00 million.
(However, this segment's sales were only a very small portion of the company's overall sales).