Hardware Retailing

MAY 2017

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HARDWARE RETAILING | May 2017 82 1988 1995 1990 1979 Timeline: 1962 to Present 1962 360 In the Bull's-Eye The Dayton Company launches a discount store in Roseville, Minnesota, called Target. Three other locations open in other Minneapolis suburbs by the end of the year. Sales Records With 74 stores in 11 states, Target achieves $1 billion in annual sales for the first time. Tech Savvy Target introduces UPC scanning at all of its stores and distribution centers. Extra Credit Target debuts its first store credit card, the Target Guest Card. Mission: Acquisition Dayton-Hudson Corp., Target's parent company, acquires Marshall Field's department stores. 1999 Entering E-Commerce The retailer launches Target.com.

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