Target

A general merchandise retailer based in Minneapolis.

Business
June 7
Made by Design towels have hanging loops.

Target launches home goods brand that's focused on function

750 items in Made by Design line patterned to be functional, clean.
Business
June 2
Rachael Christy, a Target beauty team member, left, gave makeup samples to customers Sheneall Carter, center, and Jasmine Riley, at its downtown Minne

Target makes play for bigger piece of beauty marketplace

Retailer focuses on niches overlooked by bigger brands.
Business
May 23
Ridgedale Target store manager Chrissi McShane gave directions to Kathy Ayers, who was looking for an Amazon Echo device.

Target sees strong sales, but profit falls short of expectations in Q1

Changes the retailer has made have attracted customers, taken toll on profit.
Business
May 15
Target is expanding its Restock delivery program and cutting fees. The moves come after Amazon switched up pricing for a similar program.

Target lowers fee for Restock next-day delivery program

It's also is expanding the service nationwide.
Business
May 10

Burberry sues Target for trademark infringement over use of its check pattern

In the federal lawsuit, Burberry says the Minneapolis-based retailer used its plaid style in scarves.
Business
May 4
Target CEO Brian Cornell in the downtown Minneapolis store.

Target CEO Brian Cornell made $19.2 million in last fiscal year

Target had low expectations going into last year but ended up performing better than expected as overall consumer spending improved.
Business
April 28
FILE - In this Thursday, April 27, 2017, file photo, people walk past an Amazon Go store. Amazon Go shops use a tracking system that of sensors, algor

From self-checkout to cashier-less stores, retailers look to automate stores

Most analysts agree that physical shopping, like manufacturing before it, is heading toward more automation. You can see the transition already with more self-checkout lanes and newer scan-and-go options.
Business
April 20
A promotional photo showed the tall boots Target and Hunter intended to sell in their collaboration. The firms said Friday the boots did not meet thei

Tall rain boots in Hunter for Target collection won't be sold due to production issues

Footwear was expected to lead Hunter collection.
Don't Miss
April 17
Melissa Butler, founder of The Lip Bar, one of eight companies added to Target's cosmetics aisles.

Target expands beauty offerings with makeup for women of color

Eight new cosmetics brands soon to be in the beauty aisles of Minneapolis-based Target. For most of these brands, which started out online, this will be the first time they will be sold in stores.
Business
April 5
Target pays $3.7M to settle suit over racial disparity in use of criminal record checks

Target pays $3.7M to settle suit over racial disparity in use of criminal record checks

The complaint, which includes grievances from more than a decade ago, allows for job applicants to reapply for Target positions or seek a financial award.
Business
March 21
Target could gain market share because of the Toys 'R' Us bankruptcy, boosting toy sales.

Target could gain $600 million in sales from Toys 'R' Us demise

Report says retailer is nicely positioned to gain market share.
Business
March 19
Tracy Gohlke shopped at the Super Target in Apple Valley, which has many alerts about Target’s Redcard program.

Target to test new loyalty program as Redcard growth slows

As growth of its branded debit and credit cards has plateaued, Target is exploring other ways to generate more loyalty.
Business
March 7
Target CEO Brian Cornell spoke during Tuesday morning’s annual investors meeting in downtown Minneapolis.

Target 2018 plan includes new delivery options, second wage hike

CEO Brian Cornell tells investors Target will offer free two-day delivery for items over $35 and to Redcard holders, plus expansion of curbside pickup and more new brands.
Business
March 4
The redesigned customer service counter at the Target in downtown Minneapolis.

Target to spend $250M in '18 to remodel Twin Cities stores

"In the past, when we remodeled, we might have just upgraded the fixtures," CEO Brian Cornell said. "But this is dramatically different from anything we've done in the past."
Business
March 3
“We now have more of the proof points in place and we can accelerate,” Target CEO Brian Cornell said of the retailer’s strategy during a tour of

CEO Cornell says Target is changing faster to compete in today's retail

A recent bump in sales has boosted Target's confidence, but executives say the company must keep moving forward.
Business
February 14
Honeyfund can now be found within Target’s registry system.

Target adds honeymoon funding to wedding registry through new partnership

The Minneapolis-based retailer will now have options from Honeyfund embedded in its registry.
Business
February 12
Target and Shipt are recruiting workers aggressively, with plans to hire 4,000 shoppers and delivery people in the Twin Cities.

Target will roll out same-day delivery in Twin Cities as it faces off with Amazon

Twin Cities rollout is a move against Amazon since Target acquired Shipt.
Business
February 2
Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater listened to the Target presentation as current and former players gathered Friday in Mineapolis to discuss post-

Target helps NFL players, including Teddy Bridgewater, think about their next careers

This is the third year a professional seminar has been held during Super Bowl week.
Business
January 9
Ridgedale Target store manager Chrissi McShane gave directions to Kathy Ayers, who was looking for an Amazon Echo device.

Target's holiday sales jump 3.4 percent, much higher than forecast

Sales were up 3.4 percent, beating expectations and boosting the company's share price by 3 percent on Tuesday's news.
Super Bowl LII
December 15, 2017
MORE THAN HATS: The “North” brand started by Eric and Andrew Dayton will expand to new clothes and wares during a limited run at Twin Cities Targe

Target teams up with Dayton brothers' Askov Finlayson on 'North' collection

While the founding family of one of Minnesota's biggest corporations hasn't had a direct connection to it in years, the two are joining forces ahead of the Super Bowl.
Business
December 13, 2017
This Wednesday, May 3, 2017, file photo shows a Target store in Omaha, Neb. Target plans to boost its same-day delivery capability by paying $550 mill

Target buys Shipt for $550 million, expanding same-day delivery

Deal is seen as a move to counter Amazon.
Business
December 4, 2017
Target is adding a mobile pay feature to its app. (Provided by Target)

Target rolls out mobile wallet to app for Redcard holders

Retailer rolls option into smartphone app instead of joining Apple Pay.
Business
December 2, 2017
Jillian Stitt reacted to a FurReal Tyler Tiger. Jillian and her husband, Joe, of New Brighton were at a Parents’ Night Out event at Toys ’R’ Us

From Target to Toys 'R' Us, retailers are throwing parties this holiday season

Big-box retailers are concentrating on experiences to help fight the exodus to online shopping.
Business
November 24, 2017
The Mall of America holiday decor provided the perfect selfie backdrop for shoppers. An early report had 2,500 people in lines around the mall to get

Shoppers turn out in force as Black Friday rolls into high gear

Even if the kickoff for holiday shopping has lost some of its frenzy, shoppers turned out in force. And it's become a bigger time for online sales.
Business
November 18, 2017
The J.C. Penney store at Rosedale has one of the retailer’s new toy shops. It also has a display of smart home products, electronics and smartwatche

In holiday twist, Best Buy is selling Barbies, while Penney's hawks TVs

Retailers are looking for ways to boost flagging sales and to stop shoppers from flocking to the likes of Amazon.com.