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Will Target’s Margins Take a Hit? Management Doesn’t Think So

Adrian Stevens
Will Target’s Margins Take a Hit? Management Doesn’t Think So

As we discussed previously, mass merchandisers’ margins remained subdued due to their investments in growth measures. Target (TGT), Walmart (WMT), and Costco (COST) saw their margins decline. Investments in price to drive shoppers and costs associated with digital fulfillment are taking a toll on companies’ profitability.