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A general merchandise retailer based in Minneapolis.
Target's holiday sales jump 3.4 percent, much higher than forecast
Sales were up 3.4 percent, beating expectations and boosting the company's share price by 3 percent on Tuesday's news.
Super Bowl LII
December 15, 2017
Target teams up with Dayton brothers' Askov Finlayson on 'North' collection
While the founding family of one of Minnesota's biggest corporations hasn't had a direct connection to it in years, the two are joining forces ahead of the Super Bowl.
December 13, 2017
Target buys Shipt for $550 million, expanding same-day delivery
Deal is seen as a move to counter Amazon.
December 4, 2017
Target rolls out mobile wallet to app for Redcard holders
Retailer rolls option into smartphone app instead of joining Apple Pay.
December 2, 2017
From Target to Toys 'R' Us, retailers are throwing parties this holiday season
Big-box retailers are concentrating on experiences to help fight the exodus to online shopping.
November 24, 2017
Shoppers turn out in force as Black Friday rolls into high gear
Even if the kickoff for holiday shopping has lost some of its frenzy, shoppers turned out in force. And it's become a bigger time for online sales.
November 18, 2017
In holiday twist, Best Buy is selling Barbies, while Penney's hawks TVs
Retailers are looking for ways to boost flagging sales and to stop shoppers from flocking to the likes of Amazon.com.
November 15, 2017
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, 2017
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.
November 7, 2017
Target is closing 12 U.S. stores, including the Hastings store
The stores have been underperforming, the Minneapolis-based retailer said.
November 6, 2017
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, 2017
Target plans fewer promotions it hopes will pack bigger holiday punch
After a disappointing 2016, the retailer is changing its strategy.
October 19, 2017
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, 2017
Target opening small-format store in Uptown, dozen other places
It's one of the Minneapolis retailer's smaller format stores
October 13, 2017
Two startups from Target + Techstars accelerator moving to Minneapolis
Several already have pilot projects in place with Target
October 12, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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
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