Target had 1,789 stores in the United States as of May 2014. The corporation was founded in 1902 under the name Goodfellow Dry Goods. The first Target store opened in 1962 and was designed as a discounted version of what was then Dayton Company's department stores.
Target has different types of stores, including PFresh, SuperTarget, CityTarget and TargetExpress. PFresh focuses on perishable foods, SuperTarget stores are larger versions of Target, the CityTarget version carries small items, and the TargetExpress stores are smaller versions of Target.Learn more about Corporations