Skip to Content
  • Rank
  • Prev Rank
  • Industry
    General Merchandisers
  • Industry Rank
  • Prev Industry Rank
  • Overall Score
  • HQ Country
  • Website

After a challenging year, the retailer dropped nearly 20 spots on the Top 50. Consumer fallout ensued after computer hackers stole credit card data from up to 110 million of its customers. To bring shoppers back, the company offered extra discounts. And in January, the company announced that it would close its 133 stores in Canada after recording more than $2 billion in losses since 2011. Still, the company’s sales have risen for two quarters in a row, and the advance buzz surrounding its upcoming collaboration with designer Lilly Pulitzer suggest Target still has a knack for offering cheap chic.

Nine Key Attributes of Reputation

People management2
Use of corporate assets5
Social responsibility1
Quality of management4
Financial soundness3
Long-term investment value4
Quality of products / services2
Global competitiveness4