Target Corporation

Target Corporation, originally the Dayton Dry Goods Company and later the Dayton Hudson Corporation, is an American retailing company, founded in 1902 and headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It is the second-largest discount retailer in the United States, behind Walmart. The company is ranked at number 38 on the Fortune 500 as of 2012 and is a component of the Standard & Poor’s 500 index.

Walmart

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