Minnesota-based retailer Target's June sales ticked up compared to a similar period last year, but the retailer was a bit disappointed.
“Following better-than-expected performance in May, our June comparable-store sales were near the low end of our expected range," Gregg Steinhafel, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Target Corporation, said in a news release.
In other Target news, the retail giant plans to hire 27,000 workers for its new Canadian stores, the Toronto Star reports.
Reuters says U.S. retailers in general took a bit of a hit in June.
Bloomberg takes a look at June retail sales overall: