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Exclusive: Target Australia MD talks turnaround ahead of brand relaunch

Target Australia managing director Richard Pearson is just the latest person to attempt a turnaround at the perpetually underperforming retailer, but nearly one year into his role, this time, he says, is different.  The closure or conversion of 144 Target stores in FY21 has left the retailer with a network of around 140 stores today, a much smaller business that is simpler and less costly to run with a stronger focus on digital sales.  “Just trying a different strategic repositioning