Target

A general merchandise retailer based in Minneapolis.

Business
December 3

This Christmas, Hatchimals could be bigger than Tickle Me Elmo

Retailers and analysts say they have not seen consumers this enthusiastic about a toy since Tickle Me Elmo.
Business
November 25
The Target in Eden Prairie was busy Thursday night as shoppers there made their way past big screen TV deals placed in the clothing section.

Retailers have high hopes as Black Friday kicks off

While the final numbers on Thanksgiving Day traffic won't be in for days, some Twin Cities store managers said the crowds seemed larger.
Business
November 24

Target extends Cyber Monday deal by a day — and also to stores

The retailer hopes to make the sale both more profitable and without the online glitches of last year.
Business
November 16

Target lifts holiday forecast after surprising 3rd quarter

Executives are more optimistic for the year-end shopping boom after a strong back-to-school season.
Business
November 10

Target opening at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving, Best Buy at 5 p.m.

Although the Mall of America closing started a small movement to move Black Friday back to Friday, most big box retailers are still opening on the holiday.
Business
November 7

Target hires another supply chain executive — this time from Wal-Mart

Shekar Natarajan will fill a newly created senior vice president position.
Business
November 5

Target, Best Buy can't wait for shoppers to shift out of election mode

Among those who will be cheering this week for the end of this highly contentious and emotionally draining election season are America's retailers, now itching for shoppers to get into the holiday spirit.
Business
November 2
A new look to the grocery area at the Target Quarry store. It is now...

Target's grocery chief Anne Dament is leaving after 18 months

Dament was one of CEO Brian Cornell's first major hires.
Business
October 29

More of Target's advertising reaching out to Hispanics as customer demographics change

More holiday advertising targeted at Hispanics is one example of the retailer's emphasis on attracting new customers.
Business
October 26
Mark Tritton Target Chief Merchandising officer gave a preview of its...

Why you'll probably see more Target ads on TV this holiday season

The Minneapolis-based retailer hopes to revive seasonal sales with the campaign, which will focus more on promotions.
Business
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
Business
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.
Business
October 11

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

The limited-edition dolls quickly sell out on Target.com.
Business
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.
Business
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.
Business
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.
Business
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
Business
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.
Business
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
Business
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.
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.