Target

A general merchandise retailer based in Minneapolis.

Business
August 20

College campus is next big retail battleground for Target, Amazon and more

The checkout lane at the mini-Target store in Dinkytown is lined with the holy trifecta of many college diets: mac & cheese, Ramen noodles and…
Business
August 20

Target cuts ties with vendor for deceptively selling Egyptian cotton sheets

Sheets were labled as Egyptian cotton when they were not.
Business
August 17
Target CEO Brian Cornell spoke from the stage in Target Center.

First sales drop in two years sends Target execs scrambling for answers

The company's second-quarter results and forecast were yet more proof that consumer spending patterns have been changing.
Business
August 17

Target will spend $20 million to add private restrooms to stores

Target Corp. will spend $20 million this year to add family restrooms to the rest of its stores to appease critics upset with its policy…
Business
August 9

Target hires another former Amazon employee to work on supply chain

Preston Mosier will become senior VP of fulfillment operations.
Business
August 4

Target starts selling rival Amazon's products again after 4-year hiatus

Amazon's Kindle readers and tablet are available online now, will be in stores in October.
Business
July 30
Mike McNamara, Target's chief information officer and executive vice p...

Target's IT chief set a new direction, starting with smaller budget

Mike McNamara, who arrived last June from British-based grocer Tesco as one of the key outside appointments to the Target executive team, isn't done making changes yet.
Business
July 28

Target to end long-running IndyCar sponsorship as it changes sports marketing approach

For 27 years, Target's bull's-eye has been a triumphant fixture on the IndyCar scene, connected to more than 101 victories including four Indianapolis 500 wins.
Business
July 14

Target taps Xerox executive to be its next general counsel

Target Corp. has tapped a Xerox Corp. executive as its new top lawyer, the company announced Wednesday. Don Liu will replace Tim Baer, Target’s current…
Business
July 9

Target aims for stars with new kids apparel brand Cat & Jack

The retailer is aiming for the stars with the launch of Cat & Jack children's apparel
Business
July 6
The closed portrait studio at a Target store in Edina.

Target closes several portrait studios around the U.S.

The retailer said the space was needed for other functions.
Business
June 24

Pride merchandise is growing business for stores big and small

Rainbow-themed displays are popping up in big box and mom-and-pop stores alike.
Business
June 15
The Target Corp. logo is seen on a shopping cart at a store under cons...

Techstars choose firms for bootcamp at Target this summer

Ten will send employees to be in Techstars' retail "accelerator" program.
Business
June 3

Target simplifies, enhances its website

It shifts from different sites for different devices to one for all.
Business
May 28

Target tests new displays, service out of department store playbook

With upscale displays and added service, retailer honors its department store roots.
Business
May 18

Target CEO foresees rebound following a tough quarter

Retailer lowers near-term outlook after tough quarter, but CEO foresees rebound
Business
May 17

Target names Nordstrom executive Mark Tritton as chief merchandising officer

Hiring of Mark Tritton ends a search that took almost a year.
Business
May 17
Kathee Tesija, shown in April when Target's Lilly Pulitzer collection was unveiled, is leaving as the retailer''s chief merchandising officer, ending a 29-year career.

June 2015: Target revamp continues as No. 2 exec leaves

Kathryn A. Tesija, the de facto No. 2 executive at Target Corp. and its chief merchandiser since 2008, is leaving, the company said this morning.
Business
May 12

CEO says Target stands by transgender policy just as it did for blacks in '60s

CEO offered an olive branch to those who have been upset by the policy and said the company will add family restrooms to all of its stores.
Business
May 7

Kathee Tesija, former top Target executive, finds second act

  After 30 years in a fast-paced, high-pressure career at Target Corp., Kathee Tesija last summer stepped down as chief merchandiser, the company’s No. 2…
Business
April 30
Target won’t say if its sales have been affected by the backlash over its stance over North Carolina's law on gender and bathrooms.

Target faces backlash, praise for position on transgender issue

The Minneapolis-based retailer was the first major one to take such a prominent stance on the legislation over gender identification and bathroom use.
Business
April 22

Target tests food transparency ideas at Edina store

An experiment this weekend will give extra details about food, which could lead to labeling changes.
Business
April 19

Target says transgender people can use bathroom that aligns with identity

The retailer's statement comes amid debates in legislatures in Minnesota and elsewhere.
Business
April 15

Will Target's Marimekko reach Lilly Pulitzer proportions this weekend?

Target Corp.'s limited-time collaboration with Finnish design house Marimekko hits stores and its website in the wee morning hours on Sunday. The question is whether…
Business
April 3
Target's West Stringfellow

Q&A with Techstars' Ryan Broshar and West Stringfellow

Inside Target's City Center offices, the sound of hammers and drills are a frequent reminder that the retailer is in the midst of some big changes.