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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_Stores   (5972 words)

 Definition of Target Stores   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Target is consistently ranked as one of the most philanthopic companies in the country, and gives over $2 million a week in the communities it operates.
Target Stores made a corporate decision that during the 2004 Christmas season, the Salvation Army would no longer be allowed to station the red kettles and bell ringers at store entrances.
Target based this decision on the fact that other organizaitons were asking for solicitation space on its properties, and Target felt it could no longer make an exception for one organization.
www.wordiq.com /definition/Target_Stores   (688 words)

 komo news | Target Stores Ban Holiday Bell Ringers
Target Stores is taking the extreme action, claiming the bell ringing gives the Salvation Army an unfair advantage.
Target's decision is a hit in the gut for the folks who are trying to fill the stomachs of the hungry.
Target says it is a giving corporation donating $2 million a week to schools and communities nationwide.
www.komotv.com /stories/34123.htm   (586 words)

 Target stores won't donate to Vietnam vet projects-Fiction!
He says that he did have the experiences both with the local Target store and the Target corporate offices as is described in one of the stories and did originate an email expressing his displeasure.
The Target company is sending a written response to people who inquire about the Forrey story that says that Target gives $2 million per week in the communities where stores are located.
The Target letter says a veteran (referring to Forrey) approached a local store in March, 2002 for a $100 donation to a "moving wall" project.
www.truthorfiction.com /rumors/t/target-viet.htm   (965 words)

 Target Corporation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Target refers to itself as a "discount department store" instead of just a discount store.
Target also partners with well-established national brands to create exclusive collections for its stores.
Target came under fire not necessarily for carrying the merchandise, but for their response.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Target_Corporation   (5972 words)

 Target Company Profile - NYJobSource.com
Target offers merchandise and brand names that are aimed at a more upscale shopper than Wal-Mart.
Target has stores in 47 states with a total retail square footage of 178.2 million.
Target Stores were first launched in 1962 as a chain of discount merchandising stores by the Dayton Corporation, an operator of department stores.
www.nyjobsource.com /target.html   (239 words)

 PsycLAW: Soroka v. Dayton Hudson Corp., dba Target Stores
Facts: Target Stores, in an effort to improve hiring procedures, identified emotional characteristics that are problematic in security guards.
Target received reports on the evaluation from the consultants but did not receive the candidate's responses to specific questions.
Plaintiffs, who had applied to Target Stores as security consultants and were denied positions, sued for injunctive relief, to bar the use of particular questions on the Rodgers Condensed CP/MMPI that they claimed violated their privacy rights.
www.apa.org /psyclaw/soroka.html   (433 words)

 Google Sightseeing » Post Archive » Target Stores
The first target store is in Rosemont (with the Allstate Arena just to the south) and lies in the flight paths to O’Hare International Airport.
The Target store is used as a reporting point for the Archerfiled aerodrome, which is to the West.
The Target store in Queensland Australia is used as a reporting point for the Archerfiled aerodrome, which is to the West of the store.
www.googlesightseeing.com /2005/08/14/target-stores   (978 words)

 The Seattle Times: Nation & World: Christian groups target retailer
This year, Target stores have banned them, and religious groups representing millions of evangelical Christians are calling for a boycott to protest the decision.
Target said it is trying to be fair to other charities by ending the exception from its nonsolicitation policy for the Salvation Army.
Protests have been organized at Target stores, and a few ministers have taken to their pulpits to preach against the retailing chain, which operates 1,313 stores nationwide.
seattletimes.nwsource.com /html/nationworld/2002125824_target21.html   (445 words)

 Target stores will limit access to cold medicines used to make meth - Tuesday, 04/19/05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Target stores nationwide will pull many cold, allergy and cough remedies from their regular shelves and sell them only from pharmacy counters, the Minneapolis-based company announced yesterday.
Target operates 1,330 stores in 47 states and is the nation's second- largest discount retailer after Wal-Mart.
Target's move won praise from Minnesota lawmakers pushing for tougher measures to fight meth, which can be made using a variety of household chemicals and pseudoephedrine.
www.tennessean.com /local/archives/05/03/68406250.shtml?Element_ID=68406250   (446 words)

 Target — October/November 2005
The main thing that has changed at Target in the past five years is that the company has learned how to design and build urban-format stores and has gotten a handle on the costs, so that calculations can be made on profitability, says Varda.
Target still tends to avoid extensive display windows with views into the floorspace, which means that blank walls are still a problem.
Where liner stores are not part of the design, the firm is experimenting with prototype display windows with animated advertising images that offer a sense of penetration into the wall, Varda says.
www.newurbannews.com /TargetInsideOct05.html   (807 words)

 Boycott Watch - Hoax: Target Stores vs. Veterans
Target is US owned and continues to support numerous projects benefiting active duty soldiers and veterans.
Some examples include: Target is a contributor to the World War II Memorial and a sponsor of the national 2003 tour of "The Wall that Heals," a Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund outreach initiative that honors our veterans and has a strong educational component for schools.
Target team members who are activated for military service and were participating in optional dependent coverage at the time of their deployment, are eligible to continue these benefits if they choose.
www.boycottwatch.org /misc/TargetAndVeterans.htm   (987 words)

 Target Stores
As corporate citizens, I’m sure that Target is aware of public concern about excessive violence in the media, and its negative impact on our community.
I was offended by Target’s association, through sponsorship, of the February 15 Survivor broadcast showing the graphic slaughter of a pig.
Target’s sponsorship of CBS Survivor 2 makes it appear that you endorse inappropriate and violent behavior.
www.your1voice.com /target_stores.htm   (411 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.
Whether visiting a Target store or shopping online at target.com, guests enjoy a fun and convenient shopping experience with access to thousands of unique and highly differentiated items.
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)

 Tolerance.org: TARGET: Retailing White Supremacy
August 26, 2002 -- Thanks to Target, the nationwide department-store chain, students across the country may be heading back to school in hip-looking white supremacist regalia.
Target customer Joseph Rodriguez, a 51-year-old video producer/director at the University of California-Davis, discovered the products in the chain’s downtown Sacramento store when he went shopping in late July.
Rodriguez alerted the store manager in Sacramento, but was told that the store simply carries whatever the department-store giant’s headquarters ships.
www.tolerance.org /news/article_hate.jsp?id=603   (688 words)

 Target stores   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The target now is saying that they will fill his prescription of a "opportune way" in another pharmacy, or its pharmacy in awhile last (probably when its employee of saint-that-thousand it is in breakage).
The target follows all the state and the local laws and, in case other laws are in conflict with our policy, we followed the law.
That the target has chosen to throw to a side with the phamacists overbearing and the nonpotential victims is shameful truth.
target-stores.shopping112.com   (2409 words)

 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Target Stores at Epinions.com
Target carries a good selection of quality merchandise for the home and for the whole family - all at reasonable prices.
Target Greatland is considerably bigger with a larger media section and often has a restaurant inside.
I’ve tried doing this at the competition’s stores and usually end up holding up the checkout line because the cashier has to verify it with their supervisor, then they have to call the store, etc. etc.
www.epinions.com /content_21357432452   (1208 words)

 Urban Legends Reference Pages: Target Practice
Stores are also able to donate volunteer hours to community events and projects.
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)

 CorpWatch : Target: Wal-Mart Lite
Target plans to open at least 600 more stores by 2010, for a total of about 2,000 in 47 states.
Media reports describe Target executives booing and hissing at a Wal-Mart logo during sales meetings and calling it the “evil empire.” While communities often fight tooth and nail against new Wal-Marts, residents usually welcome Targets, as local governments offer the corporation generous tax breaks and subsidies to locate in their area.
She said the store is generally understaffed and workers are expected to do numerous jobs at the same time.
www.corpwatch.org /article.php?id=13508   (2573 words)

 Target Stores vs. Vietnam Veterans - Veterans
Target has a longstanding policy of no-solicitation by any group or organization at their stores.
In March of 2002, a Howard County veteran approached one of our stores in his home state of Indiana, seeking a $100 cash donation to support a display of the "moving wall." However, stores are not able to give cash contributions to any organization.
Target Corporation will be one of the sponsors of the 2003 tour of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund's outreach initiative, The Wall That Heals.
www.bellaonline.com /articles/art29747.asp   (1299 words)

 Target stores have given the boot to the Salvation Army-Truth! But Updated!
Target stores have given the boot to the Salvation Army-Truth!
Target stores informed the Salvation Army that for the first time, the Salvation Army solicitors will not be allowed in front of Target stores during the 2004 holiday season.
In a news release, Target said the decision was to avoid showing favoritism in the face of solicitation or donation requests from a large number of organizations.
www.truthorfiction.com /rumors/r/redkettle.htm   (920 words)

 Target Stores Boycotting The Salvation Army
Target obviously supports gay rights or they wouldn't be bashing the Salvation Army.
If Target chooses to keep anyone from soliciting in front of their store, I don't have a problem with it.
I'm sure Target donates millions of dollars each year to charitible organizations, and in my book they are a reputable company.
forums.dealcatcher.com /m_290818/tm.htm   (1130 words)

 CHHCS Grant Alert: Target Stores Community Giving Program   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The Target Stores Community Giving Program supports nonprofit organizations in the communities where the company's stores are located.
There are currently stores in every state (and Washington, DC), with the exception of Alaska, Hawaii, and Vermont.
Target supports organizations that focus on education, family-oriented arts, and family violence prevention.
www.healthinschools.org /grants/ops009.asp   (76 words)

 Think Secret - Target Stores to sell iPod, sources confirm
Many store representatives simply didn't know about the product, explaining that very often a store as big as Target doesn't get confirmation of a product it might sell until a nationwide computer system tells store staff what the product is and what to do with it.
Target Corporation, formerly Dayton Hudson Corporation, is a general merchandise retailer, comprised of three operating segments: Target, Mervyn's and Marshall Field's.
Target, an upscale discount chain, has 1,107 locations across the US and is the fifth largest retail chain in the United States, based on revenues.
www.thinksecret.com /news/ipodtarget.html   (568 words)

 Target Stores Grants For Education   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Target does not give out cash donations through local stores; they donate money only at the corporate level, and only through grants...
Target Stores Awards Grant to The Greater St. Charles Education Foundation:...
Governor Edward G. Rendell announced today that Target Corp. is planning to hire 500 new employees over five years once the construction of a new, 1.6-million-square-foot distribution center in Union County is completed.
www.grants-for-college.com /46/target-stores-grants-for-education.html   (830 words)

 Target.com - Target Corporation : Community : Target Foundation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
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)

 WorldNetDaily: Target stores painted as anti-veteran
An e-mail circulating the Internet claiming Target stores refuse to donate to veteran charities, saving their money for "social actions," is not true.
The representative from Target says the local store Forrey contacted erred by not providing him with grant application material when he inquired.
Said Snopes in its analysis: "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 Mr.
www.worldnetdaily.com /news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=36210   (504 words)

 Target stores tell Salvation Army to retreat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
This holiday season, though, Target joined a growing list of corporate giants deciding that nonprofit solicitations aren't welcome at their retail sites, whether they feature ringing bells and red kettles or not.
For several years, The Salvation Army was the only nonprofit allowed to solicit at Target's 1,313 stores.
Target, for example, invests the equivalent of more than $2 million a week in communities around the country, Thornton-Greear said.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/04325/414938.stm   (813 words)

 TARGET STORES   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall and veterans in general do not meet their donation criteria, then something is really wrong at this TARGET store.
Iraq deployment, they would not allow families of employees who were called up for active duty to continue their insurance coverage while they were on military service.
If TARGET can not support American Veterans, then why should I and my family support their stores by spending our hard earned American dollars and to have their profits sent to
www.mississippiwebsite.com /targetstores.htm   (765 words)

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