Digital growth skyrockets: Sales from Target.com and mobile apps grew 42% during the first quarter compared to last year.
Shoppers say “I want it today!” Half of digital sales came from people using one of Target’s same-day services.
They don’t look like warehouses: More than 80% of digital sales during the quarter were fulfilled by stores rather than from warehouses.
New position: It has turned some workers into “pickers” who run around the stores gathering merchandise.
One-day delivery accelerates: Target said more than 50% of items are delivered the next day by using stores as shipping centers. It’s a point of big competition among the retail giants.