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Provider of cellular phone, paging, wireless voice mail, and wireless and mobile Internet access services. This company also sells word and numeric pagers and related software; and provides news and information messaging and online billing services. Products and services are sold to multiple industries. The bulk of revenue is derived from activity in the telecommunications & internet industry. This company was capitalized by private investment.
SOURCE OF CAPITAL: Private Investment
FEMALE/MINORITY OWNED: Neither
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Target hits the bullseye of retailing. Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN. The company is a general merchandise discount retailer, operating almost 1,600 stores in 47 states under the Target and SuperTarget banners. It sells apparel, homewares, electronics, toys, entertainment and sports products, and an assortment of food items. The company also operates Target.com, an online business. It had 2007 revenue of about $63.4 billion and employs about 366,000 people. In January 2008, the company announced that every one of its 2,000 products in its premium owned food brand, Archer Farms, has been formulated to contain zero grams of added trans fat.
INDUSTRY TYPE: Department & Discount Store Operator