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  Target Corporation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Target has a standard no-solicitation rule at its properties, as it wishes to provide a "distraction-free shopping experience for its guests." Exemptions to this policy were previously made for the Salvation Army to station its traditional red kettles and bell-ringers outside Target stores during the Christmas season.
Target holds a conscience clause that allows employees to refuse to dispense emergency contraceptives based on religious beliefs; however, the employee must ensure that the prescription is filled by another pharmacist in a timely manner.
Target has recently come under fire for firing 39-year-old pharmacist Heather Williams, who based on her religious beliefs could not in good conscience refer a customer to one of the other Target Stores that would dispense the Emergency Contraceptives as stated in their conscience clause.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Target_Corporation   (5939 words)

 Business - Target Corporation
Target Corporation is going to have to sell its department store and Mervyns divisions if they do not show significant improvements in next year after the new strategy goes into affect.
Target Corporation is probably the most active in the industry when it comes to community involvement.
Target claims that the continued growth of its divisions are key contributors to its overall strategy.
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 Target Corporation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Target Corporation has aggressive plans to have 2,010 stores open by the year 2010.
This sudden move was not initiated by Target Corporation.
To date, Target has given over $150 million to schools across the United States through this program.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/SuperTarget   (5939 words)

 Urban Legends Reference Pages: Target Practice
In fact, the Target Corporation donates a tremendous amount of money to charitable causes every year, and in both 2002 and 2003 they topped Forbes magazine's list of "America's Most Philanthropic Companies." Among the many organizations to which Target donates are veteran-related causes, including exhibits like the one for which
Target's stated policy is that they provide grants at the corporate level for programs involving the arts, education, and family violence prevention, and donates at the local level to a variety of charitable causes.
The line about Target's responding to inquiries by stating that they provide corporate grants only for 'gay and lesbian causes' is a falsity added to later versions of the message.
www.snopes.com /politics/military/target.asp   (1227 words)

 Target Corporation - News Release
Target has been an exceptional partner and we are thrilled with the opportunity to reach and provide service to even more consumers in all Target stores nationwide," said Rick Goings, chairman and CEO of Tupperware Corporation.
Tupperware Corporation, a $1.1 billion multinational company, is one of the world's leading direct sellers, supplying premium food storage, preparation and serving items to consumers in more than 100 countries through its Tupperware brand.
Target Stores, along with its parent company Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT), gives back more than $2 million a week to its local communities through grants and special programs.
news.target.com /phoenix.zhtml?c=196187&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=805221&highlight=   (525 words)

 Target Corporation: Full-Service Contract Manufacturing & Design
Target's production test facility, occupying approximately 1,500 square feet, includes a complete inventory of test equipment as well as special test fixtures and environmental and altitude chambers.
Target Corporation has established itself as a large depot repair facility for numerous programs.
Target is currently developing procedures and process controls to satisfy ANSI-J-STD, with the intentions of becoming ISO certified within a five-year period.
www.targetcorporation.com   (1141 words)

 Target’s Corporation Profile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Target strives to conduct its business in a sustainable manner and seeks healthy, long-term growth by saving energy, increasing efficiency, reducing waste, increasing recycling, and being respectful of its effect on the communities and eco-systems.
In 2003, Target Corporation recycled over 400,000 tons of materials nationwide including cardboard, The 43 stores in the Chesapeake Bay watershed area alone recycled nearly 9,000 tons of old corrugated containers.
Target also carries and purchases products with recycled content and/or environmentally preferable attributes and has challenged its staff to continue to find ways to reduce waste and move toward their goal of zero waste.
www.mde.state.md.us /BusinessInfoCenter/PollutionPrevention/P2/profiles/target.asp   (276 words)

 AMERICAblog: Because a great nation deserves the truth
Target is now saying that they'll fill your prescription in a "timely manner" at another pharmacy, or at their pharmacy at a later time (presumably when their holier-than-thou employee is on break).
How can Target say that the employees have an absolute right under the 1964 Act to discriminate in what they sell because of their religion, but then they don't have that same right if the product the employee objects to selling is anything other than Plan B? That makes no sense.
Target abides by all state and local laws and, in the event that other laws conflict with our policy, we follow the law.
americablog.blogspot.com /2005/11/target-digs-itself-deeper-hole-in.html   (1945 words)

 Target Corporation: Products: Radar Displays: AN/SPA-25G EC-7 Display (a.k.a. AN/SPA-50G)
Target Corporation has developed a unique state-of-the-art display console for decision makers on naval vessels.
When interceptor and target video is plotted and labeled, AIC mode processing calculates the intercept solution and provides the appropriate display for Near Collision Intercept and Forward Quarter Intercept.
A test target generator, resident within the display and controlled by operator selected software, can be employed to facilitate crew training during non-operational periods.
www.targetcorporation.com /products/radar/AN_SPA-25G.html   (1185 words)

 Target.com - Target Corporation : Community : Target Foundation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Target Corporation, headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, is a founding member of the "Five Percent Club," a landmark movement encouraging U.S. corporations to commit five percent of federally taxable income to support community nonprofits.
Target Foundation, in support of its family of giving programs at Target, enhances the quality of life in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area by supporting local arts and social service programs.
Target Foundation charitable giving is limited to organizations in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area.
www.targetcorp.com /targetcorp_group/community/foundation.jhtml   (173 words)

 Target Corporation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Target Corporation: company analysis, with an external and internal analysis of the retail industry, especially the discount sector; analysis of the company's global and the U.S. markets and operations as well as information on the company's competitors.
For corporate information, go to the bottom of their homepage for Company, for History, Company Overview, and Investor Relations, for SEC filings, etc. This site also includes Annual Reports back to 1998.
Target may be found in the Retail—Department Stores section, on pages 403 to 404, in the February 2004 to July 2004 issue.
www.lib.washington.edu /business/tlc/archive/tgt.html   (3027 words)

 MN College Students Reject Target Corporation! | Target Union!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
An overture by Minneapolis-based Target to outfit St. Cloud State University with a newfangled Target vending machine missed its mark recently when a student-run council turned down the hip-imaged retailer —; and a $5,000 fee.
• The Target machines — dressed unmistakably in the "bull's-eye" logo — are part of an unannounced pilot program being offered to a limited number of test markets nationwide.
And, lo, Target has two convenient locations in town, o­ne o­n a bus line and the other within walking distance "right up the road," Haiman said.
www.targetunion.org /node/35   (485 words)

 Target Corporation August Sales Up 12.4 Percent | Target Union!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) today reported that its net retail sales for the four weeks ended August 30, 2003 increased 12.4 percent to $3.632 billion from $3.231 billion for the four-week period ended August 31, 2002.
Let us challenge Target Corp. to share these increased profits with the workers and not just the CEO and other executives.
Let us unite and challenge Target to restore benefits to Part-time employees and improve wages, benefits and working conditions for all its workers.
www.targetunion.org /node/47   (264 words)

 Minnesota DECA - TARGET Corporation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The partnership helps Target connect with talented, motivated students who compete at events such as the recent conferences – one aimed at college students and the other for high school students.
Target team members volunteering at two recent DECA events in Dallas.
Target had a prominent presence at both events.
www.mndeca.org /target.html   (198 words)

 WetFeet.com >   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Target traces its roots back to 1902, when George Dayton opened a dry goods store in Minneapolis.
Dayton's opened its first Target discount store in 1962, and by 1977 the Target chain was parent Dayton Hudson's most successful line of business.
It may be considered somewhat hip, but Target has not turned away from its discount strategy: As of March 2005, Target had introduced dollar-priced sections called One Spot to all its stores.
www.wetfeet.com /asp/companyprofiles.asp?companypk=100   (230 words)

 Target Corporation | SaveROE.com
A suburban St. Charles pharmacist has filed a federal complaint after she was fired from a Target Corp. store for refusing to dispense the so-called "morning-after" birth control pill, an attorney for the pharmacist said Thursday.
This weekend, Planned Parenthood supporters in Houston protested Target’s policy that allows pharmacists to refuse to fill prescriptions for emergency contraception… Today marks 30 years on the U.S. Supreme Court for Justice John Paul Stevens, the oldest member of the court.
When Target executives told Planned Parenthood that they would not require pharmacists to fill prescriptions in-store, they thought they had heard the last from us.
www.saveroe.com /taxonomy/term/226   (769 words)

 Lear Corporation, Whirlpool Corporation, Target Corporation, Thievery Corporation, Harris Corporation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 Six Sigma at Target Corporation
Target Corporation began a unique Six Sigma initiative and rightly named it “6SIGMA@Target” to identify it as their own.
In fact, the 2004 Corporate Responsibility Report showcased an environmentally friendly Six Sigma project that identified factors influencing recycle rates, improved upon them, and rolled the project out to additional stores and distribution centers.
During the Q & A of the Q3 2005 Target Corporation Earnings Conference Call, Bear Stearns analyst Christine Augustine asked executives for an update on where Target is with some of their supply chain initiatives and specifically mentioned Six Sigma.
www.sixsigmacompanies.com /archive/six_sigma_at_target_corporation.html   (618 words)

 ProMoM, Inc. -- Target Corporation
Target Corporation is currently running televisoin commercials that feature a baby seated in a room full of infant formula.
I am writing regarding your recent Target Store ads which portray an infant sitting in a room surrounded by cans of baby formula.
Target Corporation has consistently proven it's commitment to children through it's involvement in such worthwhile causes as St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital and the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, among others.
www.promom.org /3min/3min_targetcorporation_june04.html   (418 words)

 Target : Careers
Target is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is a Drug-Free Workplace
We’re a company living a clear vision: to be the best.
Our nationwide channel of retail stores, distribution centers and corporate offices offer you thousands of opportunities to join our team and bring your best.
sites.target.com /site/en/corporate/page.jsp?contentId=PRD03-000483   (130 words)

 Target Corporation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Target gives back more than $2 million each week to strengthen families and communities across the nation, with a focus on the arts, education, social services, and other vital community partnerships.
Target believes in the power of partnerships with cultural institutions to foster creativity, inspire learning, and build stronger communities.
Target is committed to making arts and cultural experiences more affordable and accessible for families, and works with several museums and arts organizations across the country to present free admission programs and art and design exhibitions for families to experience.
www.americansforthearts.org /services/annual_awards/naa/2005/044.asp   (274 words)

 Target Corporation | BuyBlue.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Purveyor of all that is cheap, yet chic, Target Corporation has gotten a lot slimmer.
Target and its cousins, including SuperTarget and Target Greatland, accounted for nearly 85% of the company's 2003 sales and have carved out a niche by offering more upscale, fashion-forward merchandise than rivals Wal-Mart and Kmart.
BuyBlue.org, a consumer advocacy issues website, is a non-profit corporation pending 501(c)3 status registered in the state of California.
www.buyblue.org /detail.php?corpId=55   (200 words)

 Target Corporation to halt selling Kabbalah String.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The ISLC had also notified Target that the use of the term "Kabbalah Red String™" is not authorized as the United States government refused to issue a trademark on these words under provisions of the Trademark Act Section 2(e)(1).
The government felt the red string was indeed worn by people of the Jewish faith for certain legitimate purposes, and that those purposes have significance to those practitioners.
Debra Schneider of the Target Corporation legal department responded in a letter stating the Kabbalah Centre in Los Angeles provided Target with materials which helped them market the product.
isfsp.org /press-target.html   (471 words)

 Target Corporation Credit Union-Information Desk-Membership Eligibility
Membership in Target Corporation Credit Union is open to all Team Members of all operating companies of the Target Corporation.
When you become a member of Target Corporation Credit Union, you are among thousands of your Team Members that are enjoying the terrific financial services available from our credit union.
If you are not a Member of Target Corporation Credit Union and you would like to join, please use the link below to go to our Membership Application page.
www.targetcorpcu.org /infodesk/eligibility.html   (94 words)

 Target Corporation
Target Corporation operates 1,330 stores under the Target, Greatland Target, and Super Target names in 48 states.
Retailing Today's special supplement focuses on Target's efforts to become a major presence in food and consumables while building its private label.
Target seems to have hit success head on.
www.retailnet.com /company.cfm?ID=tgt   (328 words)

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At Target Corporation, we celebrate diversity as the essence of what makes each of us unique.
Certification Requirements- Target Corporation requires that you be certified as a Minority or Woman owned business.
As a first step to becoming a potential supplier to Target Corporation, click on the Supplier Registration link and complete the form.
supplierregistration.target.com   (175 words)

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