Target improving, but still underperforming

TORONTO — Target Canada is making strides, but earnings continue to disappoint executives, the Toronto Star reports. “All the stores in Canada are performing well below our expectations,” said John Mulligan, executive VP and CFO of Target Corp. Sales in Canada for the third quarter rose 43.8% to $479 million from $333 million last year, according to the company. Same-store-sales increased 1.6% in Canada.