More Woes at Target

September 2014
MMR;9/15/2014, Vol. 31 Issue 15, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports on the financial performance of American retailer Target Corp. as of the second quarter of 2014. Among the key indicators of the firm's performance include its net income for a three-month period ending on August 2, 2014, the consolidated sales and gross margin, and interest expense and income taxes (EBIT). Insights from John Mulligan, executive vice president and chief financial officer of the firm, are presented.


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