Target Plans ‘Aggressive Tests’ of Expanded Food Offering

Target Corp. yesterday said it plans to “aggressively test” an expanded food offering in its discount stores despite a $1 billion reduction in capital spending for 2009.

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. here yesterday said it plans to “aggressively test” an expanded food offering in its discount stores despite a $1 billion reduction in capital spending for 2009.

“We are going to continue to push and test aggressively a multitude of food expansions in remodels and other test stores to make sure that we fairly understand where it works and where it doesn’t work,” said Gregg Steinhafel, president and chief executive officer, in a conference call discuss

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