At the end of fiscal 2021’s first half, Target’s stores fulfilled 97% of sales, up from 90% in fiscal 2020.
Target’s updated grocery presentation includes a new look and feel plus a bigger assortment of fresh foods.
This Target store in Lino Lakes, Minn., houses an augmented selection of beer, wine and spirits.
Target’s grocery department caters to daily or weekly food shoppers, customers stocking up their pantry and those seeking snacks, meal solutions or inspiring recipes.
The Good & Gather brand — now including premium, organic, kids and plant-based lines — saw double-digit growth during the pandemic.
A recent addition to Target’s own-brand food and beverage portfolio is Favorite Day, aimed at customers looking to indulge.
Drive Up curbside pickup sales soared by 600% in 2020.
Personal shoppers from Target’s Shipt subsidiary pick, pack and deliver online orders.
Click-and-collect service is made readily available in stores through Order Pick Up as well as at curbside.
In Target’s “hub” omnichannel strategy, stores serve as digital fulfillment sites as well as showrooms and service centers.
Target is piloting a micro-fulfillment concept in which online orders picked and packed by backroom store staff go to a “sortation center” for collating to various carriers for delivery.
After being destroyed in the aftermath of the George Floyd killing last year, Target rebuilt its Lake Street store in Minneapolis.
Target worked with the community in restoring the Lake Street location, which now has an enhanced grocery section.
The first small-format Target store in Georgia opened in Athens.
Besides offering neighborhoods highly curated product assortments, the small-format locations serve as pickup sites for online orders.
Food and beverages are a linchpin of Target’s convenience-focused store updates.
Target said its college campus stores, such as this University of California-San Diego location, have shown a high level of performance.
Ready access to consumables and high-demand personal care and general merchandise are a hallmark of the university stores.
This small-format Target store in Bensonhurst, located in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, reflects the retailer’s efforts to penetrate deeper into urban markets.
Target added $15 billion to its top line in 2020 and has kept up the pace with sales growth of nearly 10% in the first quarter and more than 20% in the second quarter of 2021.