A general merchandise retailer based in Minneapolis.


Rick Gomez will become Target's new chief marketer

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

Target makes big push into soccer marketing

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

Lifetouch to close 136 Target portrait studios at end of month

Retailer evaluating how to fill the spaces.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
October 11, 2016

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

The limited-edition dolls quickly sell out on
October 1, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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.