"The holiday season has gotten off to a great start, but we’ve got many weeks in front of us and we are going to continue to see that strength throughout the holiday season right up to Christmas Eve."

Target chief executive officer Brian Cornell, commenting last week after the retailer reported Q3 earnings, as reported by CNBC in its story, “Target Tops Earnings Estimates, but Shares Fall as Retailer Focuses on Keeping Customer Prices Low”