Target

A general merchandise retailer based in Minneapolis.

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$19M data-breach deal between Target, MasterCard is voided

The proposed $19 million settlement between MasterCard and Target over the Minneapolis-based retailer’s 2013 data breach has been voided after not enough banks signed off on the plan.
Business
May 21

Flashy sales events are fine, but Target improves from many small moves

Quarterly profit rose more than expected after new CEO Cornell’s plan to re-emphasize cheap-chic products paid off.
Business
May 19

Schafer: No need to 'transform' Target; just run it better

Target’s executives on Wednesday morning will have no choice but to update shareholders and analysts on the company’s “transformation.” If they don’t do it upfront,…
Business
May 14

Target sells its office furniture business to Omni Workspace

The transaction will keep the business based in Minneapolis.
Business
May 11

Target ball Web craze is merrily rolling along

Cullen Byington is still not quite sure why he decided to take a photograph of himself with the big red balls outside of Target stores…
Business
May 8
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Wal-Mart, Canadian Tire buy some Target spots in Canada

The two big retailers are taking 25 of the 133 stores Target closed recently.
Business
May 7

Judge: Settlement between Target and MasterCard can go forward

Federal judge cannot stop out-of-court agreement related to the data breach.
Business
May 1

Suppliers wonder how they fit in with Target's new priorities

As the retailer mulls inventory changes, vendors attended a consulting firm’s workshop to prepare for what lies ahead.
Business
May 1

Target lays off 100 administrative assistants

The cutting of 100 jobs had been expected since March layoff drove out 1,700 employees.
Business
April 28
In this March 5, 2013 photo, a Canadian flag flies on the car of a cus...

Losses, shutdown in Canada take a toll on Target executives' compensation

The cuts in stock compensation reflected the company’s losses from its expansion into Canada.
Business
April 22

Banks ask court to block part of $19 million settlement over Target's data breach

The banks say the formula used to reach the settlement doesn’t reflect the damages they suffered.
Business
April 21

While Lilly Pulitzer fans fume, Target counts sales as success

Shoppers who missed out on the Lilly Pulitzer collection will be back, earlier, analysts say.
Business
April 20

Lilly Pulitzer rush overwhelms Target's website, quickly sells out at stores

A spokesman calls Web traffic “on par with Black Friday.”
Style
April 19

Lilly Pulitzer was a hit for Target before it even hit stores

The retailer’s partnership with Lilly Pulitzer, the designer of Palm Beach prep, is expected to create a scene Sunday as the new line premieres.
Business
April 18

Lawyers in class-action suit object to Target settlement with MasterCard

The lead counsel in class-action suit says he wasn’t included in talks on MasterCard deal.
Business
April 15
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Target settles with MasterCard for $19M in breach

The $19 million agreement is a step forward in resolving the losses of the 2013 data breach.
Business
April 13

Target hires St. Paul native as new top grocery executive

Former Safeway and PetSmart executive Anne Dament began her career at Kowalski’s.
Variety
April 7
Two Target employees leave the Brooklyn Park Target campus Tuesday morning carrying boxes of belongings.

Target cutting 1,700 employees

Target Corp. cut 1,700 people at its corporate offices in the Twin Cities on Tuesday, the largest downsizing of its headquarters staff ever and the biggest at any Minnesota company since 2002.
Business
April 4

Nov.: Target healing from breach, but risk remains

More secure cards on the way, but not in time for shopping season.
Business
April 1

Target to close Canadian stores by April 12

Target Corp. will close its remaining stores in Canada by April 12, a month earlier than it initially anticipated.Some stores have already begun to close…
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March 30

Meet the anti-diva behind Target designs

In charge of keeping apparel and home goods affordably stylish, Julie Guggemos puts the “Tar-zhay” in Target without leaving behind her down-home roots.
Business
March 30

Laid-off Target workers support each other online

As former Target workers bond online, businesses and schools are reaching out.
Business
March 30
As many as 1700 Target employees were laid off Tuesday morning. This...

March 12: After the layoff, Target starts tearing down corporate walls

A new organizational concept, called “centers of excellence,” will be used to restructure Target’s corporate offices in the Twin Cities.
Business
March 30

March 11: Target cuts come all at once

Target laid off 1,700 people all at the same time, by department. In the words of one employee who kept her job, “at least the Band-Aid is going to rip fast and this won’t be drawn out.”
Business
March 30

March 10: Layoffs begin at Target; Dayton meets CEO Cornell

Downsizing could take two years, but CEO assured Gov. Dayton company will keep strong local presence.