Stories tagged: target
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 12:13 p.m.
Target bumps up holiday hiring by 40 percent this year
Target is hiring 100,000 people to work during the hectic holiday shopping season, up 40 percent from last year.
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 7:44 a.m.
Target recalls nearly 180,000 dressers that can tip over
Target says it is recalling nearly 180,000 dressers because they can tip over and pose a risk to children.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 11:25 p.m.
Syrian army: Israeli air raid on military position kills 2
The Syrian army says an Israeli air raid on a military position in western Syria has killed two soldiers and caused material damage.
Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 11:38 a.m.
Target cuts ties to Just Mayo maker Hampton Creek
The move comes after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration earlier this month closed without further action a review of the plant-based products made by Hampton Creek, a San Francisco-based …
Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 1:18 p.m.
Target ends relationship with troubled food maker Hampton Creek
Target Corp. will no longer sell products made by food startup Hampton Creek Inc. after an internal review, the latest major blow to the beleaguered maker of Just Mayo eggless …
Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 6:06 a.m.
Target steps up its game to court the college crowd
In the age of online shopping, Target is trying new ways to connect with college students while also bringing stores closer to campuses as it opens new smaller-format locations.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 3:38 p.m.
Target buys tech company to help it offer same-day delivery
Software made by San Francisco-based Grand Junction connects retailers with about 700 delivery companies around the country that pick up items from stores or distribution centers and take them to …
UPDATED: Mon., June 19, 2017, 6:39 p.m.
Amazon-Whole Foods deal could speed grocery transformation
Grocers trying to compete with the threat of a combined Amazon and Whole Foods will have to make their stores more appealing, leverage their locations to offer delivery and do …
Thu., June 15, 2017, 5 a.m.
Low prices, few choices: Discounters remake grocery shopping
Aldi and its European rival Lidl, which opens its first U.S. store this week, are hoping to change the way people shop with their smaller, no-frills stores filled mostly with …
Wed., May 17, 2017, 7:56 a.m.
Target surges after sales signal turnaround is taking root
Target Corp.’s turnaround plan gained some much-needed momentum as its latest sales beat estimates, bucking the trend of gloomy results from bellwether U.S. retailers.
Tue., April 18, 2017, 6 a.m.
Huckleberries: Where has all the beautiful long hair gone, long time passing
Today, Tom Hearn is a trustee on the Coeur d’Alene School Board and a retired mental health professional. Some would say he has a very high forehead. But 45 years …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 28, 2017, 7:27 p.m.
Target to launch new brands, lower prices after quarterly results disappoint
Target Corp. will invest in lowering prices, remodeling hundreds of stores, and launching more than a dozen new exclusive brands over the coming year in an effort to jump-start sales …
Tue., Feb. 28, 2017, 7:20 a.m.
Target rattles Wall Street with weak quarter, outlook
Target reported a 43 percent drop in fourth-quarter profit and weak store sales overshadowed an improving online performance. Its outlook for the first quarter and all of 2017 were far …
Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 9:49 a.m.
Florida man accused in plot to bomb Target stores
A Florida man is accused in a plot to blow up several Target stores along the East Coast in an attempt to acquire cheap stock in the company if the …
Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 9:55 a.m.
Retail CEOs meet with Trump, call meeting ‘productive’
President Donald Trump on Wednesday met with a group of executives from big-name retailers such as Target and Best Buy, a conversation in which the industry planned to make the …
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 3 p.m.
Holiday price war intensifies as Wal-Mart, Target pursue Amazon
Wal-Mart, Target and other brick-and-mortar chains are counting on heavier discounts and a bigger online selection to keep up with Amazon.com this holiday season.
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 8:26 a.m.
No evidence of aloe vera found in the aloe vera at Wal-Mart, CVS, Target
The aloe vera gel many Americans buy to soothe damaged skin contains no evidence of aloe vera at all.
Fri., Nov. 4, 2016, 10:39 a.m.
Target’s top grocery exec out amid food section struggles
Target’s top grocery executive is leaving the company months after the retail giant announced disappointing results that analysts blamed partly on its struggling food section.
Tue., Oct. 25, 2016, 4:25 p.m.
Target plays up value for the holiday season
From a Broadway-style marketing campaign to more exclusive toys, Target wants to lure shoppers during the final critical months of the year. More importantly, though, it needs to convince shoppers …
Mon., Oct. 24, 2016, 3:11 p.m.
Choke hazard prompts Target recall of 127K Halloween window decorations
Target is recalling about 127,000 decorative Halloween gel window “clings” because they pose a choking hazard to children.
Tue., Sept. 27, 2016, 8:20 p.m.
Unhappy Target customers send strong message on pill bottles
Longtime customers of Target’s pharmacies are finding a change in pill bottle design hard to swallow. After CVS began operating Target’s drugstores earlier this year, distraught customers have been asking …
Sun., Sept. 18, 2016
Target explains how it will spiff up its struggling grocery business
Target is also working to spruce up the grocery department.
Mon., Sept. 12, 2016, 4:27 p.m.
Target’s holiday hiring growth coming from supply chain, not sales floor
Target is looking to hire more holiday employees this year, but the increase will come from behind-the scenes supply chain roles, not in-store customer service jobs.
Sat., Sept. 10, 2016, 11:58 a.m.
$4.6 million awarded to woman stuck by needle in Target parking lot
A jury has awarded a South Carolina woman more than $4.6 million after she was stuck by a hypodermic needle picked up in a Target parking lot.
Wed., Aug. 17, 2016, 11:04 a.m.
U.S. stocks get modest lift from Federal Reserve comments
U.S. stocks are a tick lower Wednesday as the market inches away from recent record highs.
Tue., May 24, 2016
Shawn Vestal: Spokane’s version of Westboro Baptist blowhards deserve cold shoulder
Mother’s Day, 2016. A Spokane woman, trailed by a handful of kids and adults, marches through the Spokane Valley Target, waving a Bible over her head and roaring. “Target would …
Fri., May 20, 2016, 11:12 a.m.
Frozen food recall covers hundreds of items from many stores
Amid a massive frozen foods recall involving millions of packages of fruits and vegetables that were shipped to all 50 U.S. states, Canada and Mexico, authorities who want to stem …
Wed., May 18, 2016, 10:27 a.m.
Target reports declining revenue in first quarter
Target easily beat first-quarter profit expectations, but slowing sales at the Minneapolis retailer and across much of the retail sector is creating a lot of unease.
Tue., May 17, 2016, 10:50 a.m.
Target picks Nordstrom executive as chief merchandising officer
Target has poached Nordstrom for its new chief merchandising officer, a crucial position and the one who determines what appears on store shelves.
Mon., Feb. 29, 2016, 8:59 a.m.
Target taps Amazon executive to overhaul supply chain
Target says it has tapped an Amazon executive to lead the overhaul of its supply chain that has been stretched by the demands of e-commerce.