Remembering Douglas Dayton, founder of Target

07/10/2013 | Star Tribune (Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.)

Douglas Dayton, who died Saturday, launched Target in 1962 as a discount-focused wing of his family's Twin Cities department store, and within a decade had built the chain into a billion-dollar enterprise that combined price and cachet. Dayton also started one of the earliest corporate-giving programs -- a reminder, he liked to say, that giving money away was better than earning it. "You bet your life it is," he said. "After all, we made our life off the community."

View Full Article in:

Star Tribune (Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Business

Job Title Company Location
Vice President, Girls and Women Strategy
United Nations Foundation
Washington, DC
Pharmacy Benefit Analyst/ Auditor
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide