The first Target retail store opened its doors in 1962 in Roseville, Minnesota. Today Target Corporation is among the largest retail chains in the United States for the discount retail segment. Target offers a wide variety of consumer goods, including a grocery section with everything from nonperishable food and beverage to fresh produce. Target contracts a diverse array of suppliers for its private label grocery goods, under brand names like Market Pantry and Archer Farms, and has evolved a number of store layouts from the compact City Target to the expansive Super Target hypermarket model to fit the varied needs of different landscapes.
With 361,000 employees across nearly 2,000 locations worldwide, Target strives to provide quality customer service and value in a bright and energetic environment, inviting consumer to make Target their preferred shopping destination across all channels.