Nail biting time at Target

|About: Target Corporation (TGT)|By:, SA News Editor

Target (TGT) reports Q1 earnings on May 21 with investors stuck until then with more than a little uncertainty.

A slight drop in comp sales by Wal-Mart in Q1 and more blood-letting by Sears in Canada don't bode particularly well for the retailer.

There's also the matter of the costs of the massive data breach at Target - either materially on earnings or through an erosion of the brand.

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