Target Corp was incorporated in Minnesota in 1902. The Company is engaged in operating general merchandise discount stores in the United States. The Company sells general merchandise and food. Its general merchandise and CityTarget stores offer an edited food assortment, including perishables, dry grocery, dairy and frozen items, while its SuperTarget stores offers a full line of food items comparable to traditional supermarkets. Its digital channels include a wide assortment of general merchandise, including many items found in its stores and a complementary assortment, such as extended sizes and colors that are only sold online. The Company operates two reportable segments: U.S. and Canadian. Its U.S. Segment includes all of its U.S. retail operations, which are designed to enable guests to purchase products seamlessly in stores, online or through mobile devices. The U.S. Segment also includes its credit card servicing activities and certain centralized operating and corporate activities not allocated to its Canadian Segment. Its Canadian Segment includes all of its Canadian retail operations, including 124 stores opened during 2013. The company competes with traditional and off-price general merchandise retailers, apparel retailers, internet retailers, wholesale clubs, category specific retailers, drug stores, supermarkets and other forms of retail commerce.
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