A general merchandise retailer based in Minneapolis.

November 27

iPads, big-screen TVs, gaming consoles top sellers on turkey day

Website slowdowns and out-of-stock items were a concern as customers swarmed to electronics.
November 27
At the Ridgedale Target in Minnetonka, employees joined for the team huddle before the store opened at 6 p.m. Thursday.

For hard-core holiday shoppers, Thanksgiving is the new king

Families making retail stops an annual tradition as officials say Thanksgiving sales were promising.
November 18

Target's latest results hit the mark, except in online sales

The company’s stock slipped 4 percent after the results were reported.
November 13
September 8, 1956 Prudential, Dayton executives Visit Southdale Left t...

Minnesotans remember Bruce Dayton's generosity, business acumen

Minnesotans remembered Bruce Dayton for building one of the state’s most successful companies, helping its political leaders navigate tough choices and bringing the world’s finest…
November 12

Target Corp. adds third new board member in recent months to help with strategic agenda

Under new chief Brian Cornell, the company has brought in more outside members to its leadership.
November 9
Target said it earned $635 million in the quarter ended May 2. That compares with $418 million a year earlier.

Target offers early holiday discounts; stores open at 6 on Thanksgiving

In addition to Thanksgiving/Black Friday, the retailer creates discounts on other days.
November 5

Target considers ways to fix 'Frankenstein' supplies of groceries

Mulligan says supply chain for food isn’t reliable all around the country.
October 31
A drone on display at Best Buy in Roseville. Ahead of likely regulation, the retailer is educating customers about responsible use.

Holiday buzz over drones as gifts pushes regulators to quick action

“We think it’s all going to be about drones and Star Wars” this holiday season, said Julie Guggemos, a Target senior vice president. So does the FAA.
October 29

Target, Wal-Mart follow similar holiday playbook as last year

For Target, Wal-Mart and other big retailers, what worked well last year is the plan for this year.
October 24
The Target Corp. logo is seen on a shopping cart at a store under cons...

Target tests international expansion through online portals

After picking itself up from a disaster in Canada, Target is once again testing the international waters. Only this time, the Minneapolis-based retailer is embarking on a much cheaper and faster expansion through online channels.
October 19

Target begins venture with Techstars to boost retail start-ups

Partnership with accelerator firm will nurture start-ups.
October 17

Target enlists entrepreneurs to help it think outside the Big Box

They haven’t been brought in to solve a specific problem or challenge. Rather, their mission is more open-ended. It’s to push Target to think broadly and find new opportunities at a time when brick-and-mortar retailers are facing unprecedented pressure and change.
October 13

Target joins UNICEF in new health charity initiative

Retailer will sell fitness bands for kids, with $10 going to UNICEF.
October 3

Target tests and tweaks in quest to lure grocery shoppers

An upcoming overhaul aims to make Target’s grocery department into more of a destination instead of an afterthought. But it’s already taking longer than expected to figure out.
October 2

Apple Watch to hit Target shelves in late October

Target joins Best Buy in becoming one of the first national retailers to offer Apple's smartwatch.
September 30
Target has posted their year-round price match policy at locations aro...

Target expands price-matching policy to 29 rivals

The company will also match prices when customers order merchandise online.
September 24

Target hires new executive to help fix fundamentals

Anu Gupta, who worked at Safeway and Michaels, will be in charge of ‘operational excellence.’
September 16
Target CEO Brian Cornell high-fived his way off the stage in Target Center on Tuesday at the retailer's big annual fall meeting.

Target talks about fixing fundamentals, innovation

Target CEO Brian Cornell has been all about the big picture. Now, he wants to go back to basics to get the little things right.
September 16

Instacart arrives in Twin Cities with Cub deliveries, pilot test with Target

Instacart’s initial delivery area will include most of Minneapolis, a small portion of St. Paul and some western suburbs.
September 16

At Target's fall meeting: holiday pep talks, Fitbits and plans for more engineers

At annual meeting, employees to get incentives to improve their health
September 15

St. Paul judge certifies class-action status to banks in Target breach suit

The judge’s decision could raise the cost of litigation for Target.
September 14
Laysha Ward told students to “make some noise” in the new Target-funded library at Bancroft Elementary School in Minneapolis.

Target will end school charity program, shift giving to wellness

Retailer will shift focus from Redcard education donations to wellness.
September 11
The front entrance of a Target store in Newark, Calif. is seen Wednesd...

Target to end ties with Cherokee apparel brand

The clothing line, a fixture at the retailer since 1997, will be gone in 2017.
September 1
With this latest round of layoffs, Target now has a little under 11,000 people in its corporate offices.

Target lays off 235 in Twin Cities tech ops, 40 in India

Technology units had been spared in earlier layoffs while a new executive assessed the structure.
August 25

Target: SEC won't penalize it over 2013 data breach

The company still faces lawsuits from financial institutions and investigations by state attorneys.