Insights for 11-25-19

"Our third quarter results are further proof of the durability of our strategy, as we're seeing industry-leading strength across multiple metrics, from the top line to the bottom line. Looking ahead, we have ushered in the holiday season with an unwavering commitment to guest service that complements our highly differentiated, value-driven assortment … as well as an unmatched suite of easy and convenient fulfillment options."

Brian Cornell, chairman and chief executive of Target, in a statement last week in which the retailer announced a third-quarter same-store sales increase of 4.5 percent and a double-digit increase in GAAP earnings per share.