Target – New Jersey – 2020

Key Facts

  • This reasonably new Target features a wide range of clothing and general merchandise.
  • Lots of strong branding work starting to appear under their own private labels.
  • Growing authority in Food with their private label development.
  • Branding is a key strength, so many great example of their unique tone of voice also.


Our store visit reports are unrivalled in the sector; we're able to leverage our expertise and experience to provide you with detailed overviews of all areas of the store.  In this report, we visit one of our favourite retailers, Target with a newer store in New Jersey.

We love Target because they get so much right. Their leadership under Brian Cornell has been superb to watch as they've enhanced the online offering and invested in stores, going against the grain entirely when it comes to retail in the 21st century and it continues to pay off with strong sales improvements on both physical and digital with their brand advocacy continuing to rise too.

This store is a newer model and features a strong clothing category, we also highlight their expanded Athleisure range (I still have two pairs of joggers I wear!) alongside their usual strength in both branding and PoS material also. Target's private label work is striking and continues to grow ever stronger and we feature some examples in this report too..

We highlight the key takeaways from Target and distill our observations to the most important aspects. Showing the good and bad from every store visit.

We aim to focus on providing best practice examples for you to take inspiration from and implement within your own area of business. Target is a great retailer to learn from.

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  • Introduction and Overview
  • Things to know about Target
  • Store entrance and foyer
  • Packaged Foods - Overview
  • Seasonal - Overview
  • General Merchandise & Toys - Overview
  • Clothing - Overview
  • Health & Beauty - Overview

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