A general merchandise retailer based in Minneapolis.

November 15

Target's conservative profit outlook for holiday sends shares tumbling

Target continued to show sales growth for the second quarter in a row while its investments in lowering prices and store remodels took a toll on its bottom line as expected.
November 11

Target and Best Buy are looking for a merry buying season

Twin Cities retailers set to report third-quarter results this week, displaying if their momentum continues.
South Metro
November 7

Target is closing 12 U.S. stores, including the Hastings store

The stores have been underperforming, the Minneapolis-based retailer said.
November 6
Many shoppers made their way straight to the big screen televisions af...

Target won't keep stores open all night on Thanksgiving, but some other retailers will

It will open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving night, then close at midnight.
October 23

Target plans fewer promotions it hopes will pack bigger holiday punch

After a disappointing 2016, the retailer is changing its strategy.
October 19
Target CEO Brian Cornell addresses reporters and investors at the retailer's new store in Manhattan's Herald Square.

Target to remodel more stores in battle with Amazon, Walmart

With updated stores paying off, Minneapolis retailer boosts how many it will redo.
October 17

Target opening small-format store in Uptown, dozen other places

It's one of the Minneapolis retailer's smaller format stores
October 13

Two startups from Target + Techstars accelerator moving to Minneapolis

Several already have pilot projects in place with Target
October 12

Target teams up with Google for voice-assisted shopping and nationwide delivery

The Minneapolis-based retailer is hoping it will capture more online customers through the partnership.
October 2

Target's test of curbside pickup launches at 50 Twin Cities stores

"Drive Up" service launches at 50 stores in the Twin Cities area.
September 28
Freshii will close its outlets at 18 Target stores, including this one on New Brighton Boulevard in Minneapolis.

Freshii exits Target, ending 2-year trial that didn't work out

Freshii Inc., a salads and wraps restaurant chain, is closing the 18 locations that it opened in Target Corp. stores over the last two years, including one in Minneapolis.
September 23

Schafer: Could Amazon steal the Twin Cities' top talent if it expands here?

Complaining about competing against Amazon for workers would make Best Buy and Target look like whiners. But it's clearly an issue.
September 16

Target, Best Buy and even Amazon among retailers who see new power in stores

The approach to invest in the physical seems counterintuitive at a time when the digital onslaught is leading other retailers to shutter hundreds of locations or go out of business.
Home & Garden
September 13
HGTV stars Chip and Joanna Gaines are teaming up with Target to roll out a new home and lifestyle brand.

Target teams up with HGTV's 'Fixer Upper' hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines

New home and lifestyle brand will be called 'Hearth & Hand with Magnolia.'
September 12

Target managers to begin 14-week 'innovation sprint' to sprout new ideas

Retailer shows off local advances ahead of annual fall employee meeting.
September 1

Target's chief risk and compliance officer is leaving

Jackie Rice, a former automotive industry executive, was one of the first people brought into the company by Brian Cornell.
August 23

Target taps Minsok Pak to be new chief strategy and innovation officer

CEO Brian Cornell said that the retailer plans to continue to innovate while focusing on its core business.
August 21

Target's Nicollet Mall store makeover gives glimpse into plan to retool stores

The $10 million makeover of the Nicollet Mall Target is complete, giving a glimpse of the Minneapolis retailer's plan to retool its stores
August 16
Giant shopping bins display specials near the new checkout area on the...

'Green shoots' emerge as Target pulls out of yearlong sales slump

But the higher costs to fulfill online orders and a broader price-cutting effort eroded Target's bottom line. Its second-quarter profit fell 1.2 percent.
August 16
Rick Gomez, Target's chief marketing officer, stood for a portrait Thu...

Target refreshes brands to stay relevant, phasing out Merona and Mossimo

Target is about to launch the first big wave of 12 new brands as it tries to revive sales, image.
August 16
Giant shopping bins display specials near the new checkout area on the...

Target ends yearlong sales slump with growth in store, online traffic

But the higher costs to fulfill online orders and the company's efforts to lower prices eroded its bottom line. Target's net profit in the second quarter dropped 1.2 percent.
August 15
This Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, photo shows a Target store in Philadelphia...

Target acquires delivery technology firm, beefs up grocery team

Big changes coming with third-party delivery firm, revamped grocery team.
Don't Miss
July 31

Target steps up its game to court the college crowd

Target is cutting back its after-hours shopping events for students who were bused in from campuses, and is trying different strategies.
July 18

Target CEO has concerns about recent drop in Latino shoppers

At a tech conference in Aspen, Colo., on Tuesday, Target Corp. CEO Brian Cornell raised concerns about a recent drop-off in shopping among Latino customers,…
July 17

Target's second class of Techstars start-ups start boot camp this week

Many are developing ways to bridge the digital and physical shopping experience