The Fascinating History Behind Target, The Most Iconic Brand To Come Out Of Minnesota

There are many world-famous brands to come out of Minnesota. We’ve already covered the history of Wheaties, one of the most famous Minnesota creations. But there’s still another brand that is just as beloved as the classic cereal: Target. There’s one in every state, and millions of people shop there every day. But what is the history of this famous Minnesota brand? Read on below to learn about Target’s early days and how it went from a local shop to an internationally recognized, multi-billion-dollar brand.

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If you enjoyed learning about Target’s history, you may also like our past article about  22 other Minnesota inventions.

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