A general merchandise retailer based in Minneapolis.

October 23

Target's nightly light show a 'digital mood ring' for Minneapolis

Retailer's in-house creative team designs no-branding displays that grace the sky
October 18
John Stumpf, the chief executive of Wells Fargo, testifies before the House Financial Services Committee last month. Stumpf is retiring effective immediately.

Former Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf steps down from Target board

Stumpf had resigned from the bank last week amid a scandal over the firm's sales practices.
October 11

If you wanted those 'Golden Girls' action figures, you are too late

The limited-edition dolls quickly sell out on
October 1

Schafer: For Target, buyback is an investment in the company

one lesson out of the Minneapolis-based company's recent history is that spending a lot of money isn't the same thing as investing it.
September 21

Target announces it will buy back another $5 billion in shares

With fewer store openings, the company is looking to use its cash.
September 21

Target's first tech incubator with Techstars already hatching tangible results

Six of 11 start-ups forge partnerships with the Minneapolis-based retailer.
September 15

CEO Brian Cornell rallies his Target team for the critical holiday season

14,000 red-clad employees hear sales pitches from executives at Target Center
September 10

What's next for Target's mojo? That's the job for its new chief merchant

In choosing the products to stock, Mark Tritton controls the direction of the retailer's evolution.
August 27

Start-ups in Target's Techstars accelerator race to finish line

Target's Techstar entrepreneurs are close to turning their ideas into fully formed firms
August 23

Schafer: Two years in, Target CEO's job isn't getting easier

There's plenty of evidence to support the idea that it's not a great time to be a retailer, but that hasn't stopped Wal-Mart.
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…
August 20

Target cuts ties with vendor for deceptively selling Egyptian cotton sheets

Sheets were labled as Egyptian cotton when they were not.
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.
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…
August 9

Target hires another former Amazon employee to work on supply chain

Preston Mosier will become senior VP of fulfillment operations.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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
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.
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.
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.
June 3

Target simplifies, enhances its website

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

Target tests new displays, service out of department store playbook

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