Washington, D.C. 20549






Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) January 7, 2011



Target Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)








(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)


(Commission File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)



1000 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)


(612) 304-6073

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)



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Item 5.02.              Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.


On January 7, 2011, Troy H. Risch’s role as Executive Vice President – Stores terminated, and his employment with Target will terminate on January 15, 2011. In connection with this event, Mr. Risch is entitled to Target’s standard officer severance arrangement pursuant to the Target Corporation Officer Income Continuance Policy Statement (ICP).  In addition to the terms of the ICP, Mr. Risch is entitled to receive up to an additional $1 million if he complies with certain post-termination agreements, including an agreement not to become employed by specified competitors of Target, which amount will be paid over a period of two years subject to continued compliance with the post-termination agreements.





Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.








Date: January 13, 2011

/s/ Timothy R. Baer



Timothy R. Baer


Executive Vice President, General Counsel
and Corporate Secretary