A general merchandise retailer based in Minneapolis.

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.
August 22

One year in: Brian Cornell says he's here to stay as tries to modernize Target

Brian Cornell has jolted the company since taking over a year ago, but he says he’s at Target for the long haul.
August 19

Target CEO says store's stocking problems are "unacceptable”

The problem clouded the retailer’s better-than-expected second-quarter profit report.
August 18

Target to pay Visa $67M in settlement over data breach

The arrangement contrasts with a $19 million settlement between Target and MasterCard Inc., which fell apart in May when banks and other issuers rejected the amount as too low.
August 17

Target elevates Mulligan, hires new CFO as Cornell continues to remake leadership team

John Mulligan, finance chief since 2012, will step into new role as chief operating officer.
West Metro
August 13
Target Corp. will sell this west campus building near the border of St. Louis Park and Minneapolis.

Target to sell I-394 building, move 1,300 to Brooklyn Park

Target Corp, which has slimmed down its Twin Cities headquarters workforce in recent months, will sell its west campus building near the border of St. Louis Park and Minneapolis.
August 12
Brian Cornell, the CEO of Target, mingles before speaking at Target's...

Target execs ask suppliers to embrace changes in stores and online

Executives zero in on changes in operations, such as testing out deliveries of groceries.
August 8

Target to stop using gender-based labeling in store toy aisles

The retailer said gender references for products will remain on to accommodate online searches.
August 5
Small, nondescript rectangular boxes have been tucked away on top of s...

Target testing system to send deals to smartphones as customers shop

Target Corp. is taking the next step to integrate smartphones into shopping via a system that alerts customers to deals and reviews as they walk through a store.
August 5
Target Corp's first Target Express store is scheduled to open soon in...

Target to rebrand CityTarget, TargetExpress stores as just Target

The name change is to reduce customer confusion.
July 29

Target loses a key digital executive behind Cartwheel app

Alan Wizemann oversaw the successful Cartwheel retail app.
July 14

TargetExpress prepares for Highland Park opening

Youthful red-shirted employees scurried around the TargetExpress store in St. Paul’s Highland Park on Tuesday, stocking shelves in preparation for the store’s July 22 opening.…
July 10

Target opens a ministore for the Internet of Things

The retailer will use the space in San Francisco as a lab to see how it might replicate some of the storytelling and customer education aspects in its 1,800 big-box store and on its website.
July 9

Target Commercial Interiors is rebranded Atmosphere under new ownership

Target’s former commercial furniture business, under new owners, is rebranded as Atmosphere.