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A general merchandise retailer based in Minneapolis.
Target will provide workers masks, gloves, monitor number of shoppers in stores
The Minneapolis-based retailer is strongly encouraging workers to wear the protective gear.
Target revises year's plan as sales surge 20% mainly because of coronavirus
Remodels will be scaled back, and fresh groceries, alcohol won't be offered for pickup.
Armed with hand sanitizer, Minnesota delivery drivers on front lines of pandemic
Grocery-delivery service demand has boomed — and in an economy where many workers have at least temporarily lost their retail jobs overnight, the delivery services are hiring.
Target extending pay raises and sick leave, donating $10M to virus causes
The retailer is the latest among superstores and grocers to extend pay raises or bonuses to front-line workers.
Target waiving absenteeism policy for hourly workers because of coronavirus
For employees who contract the coronavirus, Target will provide them with 100% pay for up to 14 days.
Target, other stores step up cleaning procedures because of coronavirus
Target is adding staff hours at each stores and suspending food samples.
Target places limits on hand sanitizer, disinfectant wipes
Retailer encouraging no-contact deliveries for same-day Shipt service.
Target adding more brick-and-mortar stores, including some the size of convenience stores
The Minneapolis-based retailer also reported better than expected earnings on Tuesday.
Twin Cities stores are seeing a run on 'pandemic pantries' supplies
Hand sanitizer, paper goods and medical masks are in short supply in stores around the metro and the nation.
Target to broadcast investors' meeting from Minneapolis because of coronavirus
Michael Fiddelke said the retailer will continue to make significant investments in technology, supply chain and new stores.
Issa Rae of HBO's 'Insecure' at Target for standing-room-only event
Rae's 'The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl' book is part of the Minneapolis-based retailer's Black History Month product assortment.
Target takes on startups like Away with new luggage brand
The Open Story brand will hit stores on Sunday.
After blockbuster year, Target's holiday sales were worse than expected
Retailer ended a 2019 of fast growth with a surprising slowdown in toys and electronics.
Target's new All in Motion activewear brand will replace C9 by Champion
Retailer aims for market share in activewear.
December 21, 2019
Nearly 100 sellers hawk 250,000 products through Target Plus marketplace
The Minneapolis-based retailer said it will be more selective than its competitors in what it offers.
December 6, 2019
Target offers free service for visually impaired shoppers at 600 stores for holidays
The Aira service uses a phone app to connect visually impaired people with an agent who helps guide them through public spaces. It's now available for free in 600 Target stores.
November 28, 2019
Target, Best Buy set to paint the day black
In her first Black Friday as CEO of Best Buy, Corie Barry made a point of trying to shake every employee’s hand as a line…
November 23, 2019
Target, Best Buy poised to rule retail leading into the holidays
It's a stark reversal from earlier this decade, when many questioned whether Minnesota's two big-box chains would withstand Amazon.
November 20, 2019
Target flying high into holiday season as stock hits record high
A leap in clothing sales and success in its delivery options helped Target post stronger Q3 results.
November 19, 2019
Target sues insurer for up to $74M in 2013 data breach costs
Target is suing its insurance company for denying claims to reimburse Target for tens of millions of dollars it paid out as part of settlements over the retailer's 2013 data breach.
November 6, 2019
With later Thanksgiving, Target will hold Black Friday preview sale this Fri.-Sat.
Target is holding its Black Friday preview sale this Friday and Saturday, a week later than last year with Thanksgiving also falling later on the…
October 23, 2019
Target to invest in extra payroll hours during the shortened holiday season
Target will spend extra $50M to boost employee hours and training this season.
October 9, 2019
Target's chief merchant leaves to take CEO role at Bed Bath & Beyond
The Minneapolis-based retailer also named Michael Fiddelke as chief financial officer.
October 7, 2019
Target donates $250,000 to University of Minnesota to boost cybersecurity program
The retailer's $250K gift to the U will help fund program scholarships and more.
September 24, 2019
Target's systems briefly go down for third glitch to hit shoppers in 3 months
It affected cash registers, Target's website and mobile app.
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