Target Sees Benefits From DC Openings

As Target Corp. here begins opening its own food distribution facilities, it expects profit margins to expand, even though expenses will rise, the company said during a conference call with analysts to discuss financial results for the second quarter, which ended Aug. 2.

MINNEAPOLIS — As Target Corp. here begins opening its own food distribution facilities, it expects profit margins to expand, even though expenses will rise, the company said during a conference call with analysts to discuss financial results for the second quarter, which ended Aug. 2. “The combination is a very solid economic proposition for us," Gregg Steinhafel, president and chief executive officer, said. Target opened its first semi-automated food distribution center earlier this month in

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