A general merchandise retailer based in Minneapolis.

Tracy Gohlke shopped at the Super Target in Apple Valley, which has many alerts about Target’s Redcard program.

Target to retool loyalty program as Redcard growth slows

As growth of its branded debit and credit cards has plateaued, Target is exploring other ways to generate more loyalty.
March 7
Target CEO Brian Cornell spoke during Tuesday morning’s annual investors meeting in downtown Minneapolis.

Target 2018 plan includes new delivery options, second wage hike

CEO Brian Cornell tells investors Target will offer free two-day delivery for items over $35 and to Redcard holders, plus expansion of curbside pickup and more new brands.
March 4
The redesigned customer service counter at the Target in downtown Minneapolis.

Target to spend $250M in '18 to remodel Twin Cities stores

"In the past, when we remodeled, we might have just upgraded the fixtures," CEO Brian Cornell said. "But this is dramatically different from anything we've done in the past."
March 3
“We now have more of the proof points in place and we can accelerate,” Target CEO Brian Cornell said of the retailer’s strategy during a tour of

CEO Cornell says Target is changing faster to compete in today's retail

A recent bump in sales has boosted Target's confidence, but executives say the company must keep moving forward.
February 14
Honeyfund can now be found within Target’s registry system.

Target adds honeymoon funding to wedding registry through new partnership

The Minneapolis-based retailer will now have options from Honeyfund embedded in its registry.
February 12
Target and Shipt are recruiting workers aggressively, with plans to hire 4,000 shoppers and delivery people in the Twin Cities.

Target will roll out same-day delivery in Twin Cities as it faces off with Amazon

Twin Cities rollout is a move against Amazon since Target acquired Shipt.
February 2
Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater listened to the Target presentation as current and former players gathered Friday in Mineapolis to discuss post-

Target helps NFL players, including Teddy Bridgewater, think about their next careers

This is the third year a professional seminar has been held during Super Bowl week.
January 9
Ridgedale Target store manager Chrissi McShane gave directions to Kathy Ayers, who was looking for an Amazon Echo device.

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
MORE THAN HATS: The “North” brand started by Eric and Andrew Dayton will expand to new clothes and wares during a limited run at Twin Cities Targe

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
This Wednesday, May 3, 2017, file photo shows a Target store in Omaha, Neb. Target plans to boost its same-day delivery capability by paying $550 mill

Target buys Shipt for $550 million, expanding same-day delivery

Deal is seen as a move to counter Amazon.
December 4, 2017
Target is adding a mobile pay feature to its app. (Provided by Target)

Target rolls out mobile wallet to app for Redcard holders

Retailer rolls option into smartphone app instead of joining Apple Pay.
December 2, 2017
Jillian Stitt reacted to a FurReal Tyler Tiger. Jillian and her husband, Joe, of New Brighton were at a Parents’ Night Out event at Toys ’R’ Us

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
The Mall of America holiday decor provided the perfect selfie backdrop for shoppers. An early report had 2,500 people in lines around the mall to get

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
The J.C. Penney store at Rosedale has one of the retailer’s new toy shops. It also has a display of smart home products, electronics and smartwatche

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
November 15, 2017
Investment in stores -- including a newly remodeled location in Richmond, Texas, that is a prototype for the redos -- is one strategy to boost sales f

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 has been making headway on its strategic road map it unveiled in February aimed at reviving its sputtering business.

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.
South Metro
November 7, 2017
Target is closing 12 stores, including one in Hastings.

Target is closing 12 U.S. stores, including the Hastings store

The stores have been underperforming, the Minneapolis-based retailer said.
November 6, 2017
On Thanksgiving night in 2016, many shoppers made their way straight to the big screen televisions after doors opened at the Target in Eden Prairie.

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
More affordable gifts — like ornaments, books or stuffed animals — for $15 and under are part of Target’s focus for the holiday season this year

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 CEO Brian Cornell addresses reporters and investors at the Minneapolis-based retailer's new store in Manhattan's Herald Square.

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's store in Uptown is one of about a dozen new urban stores the retailer is opening this week. There are murals throughout the store including t

Target opening small-format store in Uptown, dozen other places

It's one of the Minneapolis retailer's smaller format stores
October 13, 2017
Roderick Lindner, Co-Founder of Belgium-based SpotCrowd, made the pitch to the Demo Day crowd at First Avenue on Wednesday night. He’s moving his co

Two startups from Target + Techstars accelerator moving to Minneapolis

Several already have pilot projects in place with Target
October 12, 2017
Target will begin taking orders from customers who use Google’s voice-activated assistant devices.

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
Screenshot shows a sample message that a Target customer who uses its new drive-up service will get on their smartphone or mobile device.

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 will close its outlets at 18 Target stores, including this one on New Brighton Boulevard in Minneapolis.

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.