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- Target is a major force in the world of retail.
- Business Insider reviewed the company’s US Securities and Exchange Commission filings to get a better sense of their scope.
- From its workforce to its swath of stores, here are the most interesting numbers we found on Target.
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In most parts of the US, you don’t have to travel far to visit one of Target’s stores, complete with the brand’s iconic red bullseye logo.
Business Insider examined the company’s most recent annual filings with the US Securities and Exchange Commission to pick out interesting numbers and stats that reflect the company’s size.
Here’s what we found:
Target is much older than you might think. The company that would become Target was founded as Goodfellow Dry Goods in 1902.
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The chain boasts 1,844 stores in total.
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As of February, 360,000 full-time, part-time, and seasonal employees work at Target.
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