15 April 2015

The Future of Target

  • For the week of April 19, 2015
    Paul Vaaler, Associate Professor of Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship at the University of Minnesota discusses recent challenges and opportunities for the Target Corporation

  • Part 1

    Part 1
    (1:15) Employee morale after recent layoffs; (2:52) The possibility of new layoffs; (4:45) Attacks on Target’s corporate culture and their response; (9:25) Target’s departure from Canada;

  • Part 2

    Part 2
    (:19) Target’s community charity and local reputation; (4:36) Competition from online retailers; (7:48) Target’s new focus on smaller stores; (10:50) The future of all “brick and mortar” retailers; (12:30) Target’s relative health and under-reported successes