Diversity and inclusion is a business imperative that every
Target team member plays a role to drive.
Increasing Representation of People of Color
and Women of Color
Our efforts to recruit and retain more people of color continue to pay off. Since 2019, we increased representation for people of color in exempt roles by 15% and women of color in similar positions by 23%.
Advancing People of Color
We helped prepare our team members for advancement and increased the number of promotions for people of color from the exempt entry level to mid-level by 54%.
Equal Representation of Women at Every Level
As of the end of 2020, our workforce is close to or above 50% women at all levels.
Promoting More Women
We increased our promotion of women to senior leadership levels by 17%.
The promotion of women of color to senior leadership levels has more than doubled.
Reducing Turnover of People of Color
Increasing Spending with Diverse Suppliers
Increasing Sales of Localized Products
Increasing Media Impressions
We spent almost $1.5 billion with diverse suppliers in 2020 and are on track to meet our goal.
We have more work to do to reduce turnover of team members of color,
but we’re encouraged that we are driving toward positive progress.
By the end of 2020, we saw a 45% increase year over year in sales of beauty, toys, and food – all important for remaining relevant with more guests.
We continued to reach more diverse audiences with relevant marketing
messages, with media impressions increasing to 19% for Black audiences
and 15% for Latinx audiences.
Our efforts are helping us fulfill Target’s purpose: to help all families discover the joy of everyday life.