Top toys include Lego sets, a Barbie Dreamhouse, a Star Wars offering and an exclusive Target edition of Monopoly
Target's (TGT) top toys include a number of Lego sets, a Barbie Dreamhouse, Star Wars Galactic Snackin' Grogu, and a Target edition of the iconic Monopoly game. A list than spans 50 items, 22 will be Target exclusives.
The retailer is also expanding its partnership with Disney (DIS) to bring more than 160 Disney shops to Target locations across the country. Target also plans to expand the online Disney shop.
Toys are one of the merchandise categories that could be threatened by supply chain challenges as the COVID-19 pandemic wreaks havoc on manufacturing, shipping and other areas.
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Target stock is up 43.1% for the year to date. Disney shares have slipped 1.9%. And the benchmark S&P 500 index has run up 19.3% for the period.
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August 24, 2021 08:08 ET (12:08 GMT)
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