Target

A general merchandise retailer based in Minneapolis.

Minneapolis
February 10

Target will spend $10M for full renovation of Nicollet Mall store

  Finally, some good news for Nicollet Mall. Target Corp. CEO Brian Cornell told Twin Cities business and civic leaders Thursday the company will invest…
Business
February 8

Target launches new mini-accelerator for health-related start-ups

The retailer's latest effort is one of a growing number of programs in the Twin Cities helping early-stage companies.
Business
February 1
Target is cutting some of its innovation programs as it deals with soft sales and traffic during the holidays.

Target cuts innovation efforts after decline in sales, traffic

The Minneapolis-based retailer has killed Goldfish, a secretive e-commerce start-up it greenlighted a year ago, and has shelved a prototype for a robot-infused store of the future that was slated to be built soon in Silicon Valley, according to multiple sources.
Business
January 31

Toyota, along with Target and Best Buy, lead fight against border tax

Firms that sell imported goods would be hit hard by the tax.
Business
January 25

Target pledges to remove PFCs, other chemicals from products

Target Corp. is stepping up its efforts to remove potentially harmful chemicals from products and to push suppliers to disclose ingredients with a sweeping new…
Business
January 21

Schafer: New tax plan could hobble Target, Best Buy

Big American companies are so good at sidestepping income taxes that many pay nowhere near the statutory rate of 35 percent. One notable exception is…
Business
January 20

Target's ex-grocery chief lands new gig at Supervalu

Anne Dament will be senior vice president at crosstown company.
Business
January 20

Rick Gomez will become Target's new chief marketer

Rick Gomez has pushed some of the retailer's flashier initiatives.
Business
January 19

Target makes big push into soccer marketing

Retailer will be a Major League Soccer partner as well as a major sponsor of Minnesota United.
Business
January 12

Lifetouch to close 136 Target portrait studios at end of month

Retailer evaluating how to fill the spaces.
Business
January 9
Carlos Moncayo Castillo CEO of Inspectorio spoke during Target's Techstars demo day on Sept. 20. The startup has raised $3.7 million in seed funding with Target's help.

Target invests in Mpls. start-up that helps retailers monitor supply chains

Company raises $3.7 million after participating in a retail accelerator program Target ran.
Business
December 10, 2016

Multicultural dolls a hit for Target and other retailers

As consumers finish up their holiday shopping in the coming weeks, they will find a markedly more diverse selection of dolls to choose from at big-box stores.
Business
December 3, 2016

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, 2016
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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016
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, 2016

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, 2016
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, 2016

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, 2016
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, 2016

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

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