In January 2000, Dayton-Hudson Corporation changed its name to Target Corporation and its ticker symbol to TGT; by then, between 75 percent and 80 percent of the corporation's total sales and earnings came from Target Stores, while the other four chains—Dayton's, Hudson's, Marshall Field's, and Mervyn's—were used to fuel the growth of the discount chain, which expanded to 977 stores in 46 ...
Dayton–Hudson Corporation announced in January 2000 a name change to Target Corporation. Acknowledging that Target stores made up 80% of its revenue and that the Target name was better known nationally, Dayton-Hudson believed Target was the name, and direction, of the corporation's future.
Target Corporation, formerly (1911–69) Dayton Company and (1969–2000) Dayton-Hudson Corporation, American mass-market retail company operating large-scale food and general-merchandise discount stores. It is one of the largest discount retailers in the United States, and its red bull’s-eye logo is familiar throughout the country. Corporate headquarters are in Minneapolis, Minnesota ...
The first Target store opened in Roseville, Minnesota in 1962, while the parent company was renamed the Dayton Corporation in 1967. It became the Dayton-Hudson Corporation after merging with the J.L. Hudson Company in 1969, and held ownership of several department store chains including Dayton's, Hudson's, Marshall Field's, and Mervyn's.
With its merging with the J.L. Hudson Company in 1969 target established itself as the highest earning division of the Dayton-Hudson Corporation in the 1970s. Target introduced new store formats in the 1990s nationwide and parent company was then later renamed ass Target Corporation in 2000.
In 1969, Dayton Company merged with Detroit-based J.L. Hudson Company to form Dayton-Hudson Corporation which consisted of Target and five other major retail chains obtained through acquisition. In 1969, Dayton-Hudson Corporation became the 14th largest retailer in the United States and the company went public on the New York Stock exchange.
塔吉特Target Corporation(TGT)历史百科： 塔吉特在1902年初建时名字是戴顿干货公司（Dayton Dry Goods Company）。 第一家塔吉特商场于1962开在罗斯维尔。后来成为戴顿赫德森（Dayton Hudson Corporation）最大的子公司。 塔吉特成立了第一家Target Greatland store。
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In 1969, Hudson's merged with Dayton Co. of Minneapolis, creating Dayton Hudson Corp. The merger led to growth not only in Michigan, but also Ohio and Indiana. As the city's decline in population, reputation and wealth continued, Hudson's downtown store closed Jan. 17, 1983, after more than 90 years of business.
In 1912 the company was sold to the J.E. Hickingbotham family and in 1967 to Dayton Hudson of Minneapolis. SHREVE, CRUMP & LOW CO INC - Boston, MA Founded in Salem by John McFarlane in 1796.