Target, Walmart, Southeastern Grocers, Italbank International, Yum! Brands , Mastercard, Citi, Pernod Ricard USA, Terminix… and more brands targeting the U.S. consumer right now. Check our prior Sales Leads columns.Target Corporation announced its plan to invest approximately US$4 billion annually during the next several years to continue scaling capabilities across its retail platform. Building on years of sales growth and a record 2020 financial performance, Target will increase the total fresh and frozen food pickup assortment. Additionally, adult beverage pickup will be offered in 800 more stores in the next few months .Technology improvements will also offer Drive Up guests a more personalized experience in the Target app. Throughout the pandemic, guests have turned to Target for its multi-category assortment of owned and exclusive brands, national brand favorites and brand partnerships. The retailer will continue to bring brand partnerships to life in stores and online with the opening of approximately 100 Ulta Beauty at Target shop-in-shops in 2021, with plans to add hundreds more over time. Target has also introduced a new Apple shopping destination online and in 17 stores. More locations are scheduled to roll out this fall. Following 30 store openings in 2020, Target plans to accelerate the pace and open 30-40 new stores. In urban centers such as New York City, Los Angeles and Portland, Target will open more small-format stores to reach new guests. In dense suburban areas, Target has identified sites for new mid-size stores to serve new guests that fill retail gaps. Across college campuses, including the University of Georgia and University of Michigan, Target will open new small-format stores to introduce its unique shopping experience to new, college-aged guests to form lifelong relationships. Target expects to accelerate its store remodel program this year and complete approximately 150 in time for the holiday season, with plans to remodel more than 200 stores a year beginning in 2022. The company is testing a new type of facility in Minneapolis called a sortation center and expects to open five more in 2021.The company is also making investments in its supply chain.
Mastercard / Citi
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