To combat that, the retailer expanded its food offerings and began to emphasize low prices in its advertising â¿¿ two things that put it in direct competition with Wal-Mart. It also started a 5 percent discount program for customers who use its branded credit or debit cards.But its focus on prices and groceries cost it some cachet, and its performance has been choppy. The latest results show that Target has found a balance between fashion and price. Target said Thursday that revenue at stores open at least a year rose 2.9 percent in the third quarter, roughly in line with Wall Street estimates.
Wal-Mart And Target: A Tale Of 2 Discounters
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