Animation: Target's Spread Across The U.S.

Last summer, we highlighted an ominous-looking animation that traced the spread of Walmart stores across the American landscape over the past 5 decades. Now the same guy behind that map has put together a new one, this time tracing Target’s growth.

Not to be outdone (well, maybe a little outdone), we’ve combed through hours of imaginary data here at Consumerist HQ and put together a similar animation that illustrates Starbucks’ explosive growth over the past 20 years. Enjoy.

“Growth of Target, 1962-2008” [FlowingData]

“Watch Walmart Spread Across The Country Like A Virus”

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