Each dot on this map represents a vendor owed money when Target Canada announced it would shut down operations last week. Some are owed millions; others as little as $1,000. Hit any dot to see the vendor name and the amount it’s owed.
Target Canada has 1,796 creditors listed by Alvarez & Marsal, the firm monitoring the retailer’s activities as it winds down.
Among other things, this is a rare snapshot of the enormous complexity of a modern supply chain. There are suppliers on here from Kingston to Karachi, supplying everything from flat-screen TVs to coconut water.
Target Canada’s biggest creditor is its own U.S. parent corporation, to whom the operation owes more than $3 billion.
MORE ABOUT TARGET CANADA:
- Target announces it will close all 133 Canadian stores
- Retailers brace for a flood of cheap goods as Target clears out
- Don’t get comfortable, Target — Many U.S. brands can’t hack it here
- A complete timeline of Target’s first year in Canada
- Target Canada takes to YouTube to apologize for pretty much everything