MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 5, 2008--As part of its ongoing
commitment to provide exceptional value to guests and consistent with
prior practices, Target (NYSE:TGT) will reduce prices on its
prescription and over-the-counter drug offerings, remaining
competitively priced with Wal*Mart.
"We understand the economic challenges our guests are facing and
remain committed, as always, to meeting their health and wellness
needs at a great value," said Kathee Tesija, executive vice president,
The program includes an expanded assortment of $4 prescription
drugs, 90-day supply of these medications for $10 and over-the-counter
medications for $4 or less.
More information regarding eligible drugs soon will be available
online at Target.com/pharmacy and in local Target pharmacies.
Minneapolis-based Target serves guests at 1,613 stores in 47
states nationwide by delivering today's best retail trends at
affordable prices. Target is committed to providing guests with great
design through innovative products, in-store experiences and community
partnerships. Whether visiting a Target store or shopping online at
Target.com, guests enjoy a fun and convenient shopping experience with
access to thousands of unique and highly differentiated items. Target
(NYSE:TGT) gives more than $3 million a week to its local communities
through grants and special programs. Since opening its first store in
1962, Target has partnered with nonprofit organizations, guests and
team members to help meet community needs.
CONTACT: Target Corporation
Target Communications (media), 612-696-3400
John Hulbert (investors), 612-761-6627
SOURCE: Target Corporation