Target

A general merchandise retailer based in Minneapolis.

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,…
Business
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
Business
July 13

Target says sales are on the rebound after a yearlong slump

Minneapolis-based retailer says shifts in strategy are paying off.
Business
July 11

Target is testing new curbside pickup service in Twin Cities

The retailer hopes to make the convenience available to the public in coming months.
Business
June 29

Target's Nicollet Mall liquor store will open Friday in time for first Sunday sales

The Nicollet Mall location opens its liquor store Friday, as state's new law kicks in this weekend.
June 27

Target takes a shot across bow at Amazon with Restock program

Restock, a delivery service for household items, is tested in the Twin Cities, other state markets.
Business
June 21

Target's investment in mattress maker Casper surprises some analysts

The fast-growing mattress company confirmed this week that Target was the lead investor in a $170 million round of funding.
Business
June 17

Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods shakes up grocery landscape that includes Target, Supervalu

The $13.7 billion deal is a direct challenge to Minnesota's biggest food retailers.
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June 14

Target's chief spokesperson is leaving the company

No reason was given; it's the latest change in a reshuffling of the company's management.
Business
May 27

Schafer: Social trends portend dire future for brick and mortar

There's so much bad news about retail that it's becoming ho-hum. But few of the articles even hint at a cyclical slump to explain what we're seeing. It's now clear it's not cyclical.
Business
May 26

Target cuts nearly 40 jobs in restructuring of merchandising division

Employees are eligible for severance packages.
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May 23

Target to pay $18.5M to 47 states over 2013 data breach

The settlement is the largest of its kind to date.
Business
May 17

Target looks to capture more business from bankrupt retailers

Sales and adjusted profit fell for the Minneapolis retail giant, but not as much as expected. And there are glimmers of strength for the rest of the year.
Business
May 17

Target reels in another popular online brand: Casper mattresses

Casper brand products will be sold on the retailer's website beginning next month.
Business
May 13

Ex-Amazon exec working to transform Target from elephant to gazelle

For 16 years, Arthur Valdez helped Amazon set the bar in retail for getting packages to customers at warp speed. Now he's doing the same at Target Corp.
Business
May 8
Target Express has a large selection of snack foods, left, and smalle...

Target to start testing regular delivery of everyday items

Possibly as soon as next month, Target Corp. will start testing Target Restock, a program to deliver everyday household staples that is similar to Amazon's Pantry program for Prime members.
Business
May 2

Target CEO made $9.1M last year, but didn't get incentive bonus

Compensation packages were adjusted for many executives as retailer tries to find footing.
Business
April 28

Target is shutting down food lab in Massachusetts after all

An offer to buy Target's Food + Future lab surfaced at the last minute as the Minneapolis-based retailer was preparing to wind it down. But Target apparently couldn't come to terms with the buyer.
Business
April 20
Casey Carl’s projects at Target in recent months include a store-of-the-future concept with robots and initiatives undertaken by outside entrepreneurs he brought in as part of an in-house residency program.

Innovation chief departs Target as projects are dismantled

Casey Carl, a Target Corp. lifer and currently its chief innovation and strategy officer, is leaving the company amid a narrowing of innovation efforts to those that yield faster results tied to its core business.
Business
April 18

Target is weighing options for Food + Future lab in Cambridge, Mass.

As company prepared to shut down initiative, offer possibly surfaced.
Business
April 15
Harry's men's shaving display at an endcap at the downtown Target Wedn...

Target sharpens edge through partnerships with Harry's and Bevel razor companies

Selling Harry's and Bevel products helps the retailer with online competition.
Business
April 4

Target Redcard holders will get to preshop Victoria Beckham line

The retailer has sent about 500 of its Redcard-carrying customers invitations for them and a friend to attend prelaunch events on Saturday night at five stores around the country, including the Nicollet Mall store.
Business
March 20

Target names longtime Kroger executive Jeff Burt head of groceries

The Minneapolis-based retailer has struggled with its grocery business.
Business
March 4

Lee Schafer: Target's price-cut jargon is not fooling investors

The leaders of Target ought to at least consider ditching the use of the term price investment. Their institutional shareholders know exactly what this retail…
Business
February 28

Target to reduce prices, launch new brands as sales, profits fall

For the upcoming year, Target said it expects a low single-digit decline in comparable sales. Its shares plunged 13 percent.