Target Corporation

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Target Corporation
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Target Corporation logo
Type Public
Industry Consumer goods retail
Essential service(s) Yes
Country United States
Multinational Yes
Official website
Twitter (@Target)
COVID-19 webpage
English Wikipedia article

The Target Corporation is an international retailer based in the United States.

COVID-19 response

  • Encouraging 20 March 2020 (WHO.svg+9 dayssrc): Announced they would be donating US$10 million to local and national organizations to support COVID-19 relief efforts.[1]
  • 04 April 2020 (24 days since WHO declared COVID-19 a pandemic):
    • Encouraging: Donating an additional 2 million KN95 respirator masks to the medical community.[2]
    • Encouraging: One-in-one-out entry policy to limit number of people in stores to approximately 20% capacity.[2][3]



  • 20 March 2020 (9 days since WHO declared COVID-19 a pandemic):
    • Encouraging: Giving employees a US$2 per hour pay raise until at least 2 May 2020.[1]
    • Encouraging: Providing bonuses between US$250 and US$1,500 to 20,000 hourly workers who manage individual departments within stores.[1]
    • Encouraging: Providing 30 days paid leave for employees who have underlying health conditions or who are 65 or older so they can stay home.[1]
  • Encouraging 04 April 2020 (WHO.svg+24 dayssrc): Providing masks and gloves to all their employees.[2][3]

News articles


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Seipel, Brooke (2020-03-20). "Target announces pay raises, bonuses and new paid leave policy amid coronavirus". TheHill. Retrieved 2020-04-14.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Target's Latest Safety Measures Are Designed to Promote Social Distancing". Target Corporate. Retrieved 2020-04-06.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Target and Walmart implement safety measures amid COVID-19 pandemic". 2020-04-05. Retrieved 2020-04-06.