Kavita Kumar

Reporter | Retail merchandise
Kavita Kumar covers Target, Best Buy, other retailers and shopping trends.

Recent content from Kavita Kumar

Obituary: Leonard Share, owner of Arcade Men's Shop in downtown Minneapolis

His Arcade Men’s Shop was a popular destination, especially among musicians, for things you couldn’t find in a typical department store.

Updated: September 15, 2014, - 07:23 PM

Target's leaders want to set a higher bar

As positive signs emerge, executives acknowledge their goals have been “too modest.”

Updated: September 14, 2014, - 05:17 PM

As Altuzarra collection arrives, Target hopes for a hit

A new Altuzarra partnership is an example of the retailer’s focus on up-and-comers.

Updated: September 14, 2014, - 06:19 AM

Target revs up managers for holidays

About 14,000 managers and employees are in Minneapolis for an annual ritual: the big meeting before the all-important holiday season.

Updated: September 11, 2014, - 06:24 AM

Target, Wal-Mart team up on sustainability

Archrivals agreed sustainability in beauty and care products makes an impact on the environment as well as the bottom line.

Updated: September 05, 2014, - 07:49 AM

Christopher & Banks swings to a profit that beats expectations

The retailer swung to a profit in the second quarter and beat Wall Street’s expectations.

Updated: September 04, 2014, - 12:08 AM

TrackIf helps consumers track prices online

TrackIf allows consumers to do more than simply compare prices. They can also see how prices change over time.

Updated: August 30, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Best Buy is cautious about rest of the year

The company's shares are down more than 6 percent after executives lowered expectations for the rest of the year.

Updated: August 27, 2014, - 06:03 AM

Christopher & Banks charts turnaround after losing its way

Christopher & Banks is rebounding by finding a middle ground in style: Updated, but not too trendy.

Updated: August 25, 2014, - 09:04 AM

Aug. 2: Tenants begin moving into high-rise LPM Apartments

The first tenants of new high-rise apartments are in, with a few hiccups.

Updated: August 23, 2014, - 09:34 PM

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