Stories tagged: target
UPDATED: TUESDAY, 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 …
TUESDAY, 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 …
FRIDAY, 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 …
WEDNESDAY, 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 …
FRIDAY, 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.
TUESDAY, 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.
FRIDAY, 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.
TUESDAY, 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 …
MONDAY, 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.
TUESDAY, 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 …
SUNDAY, SEPT. 18, 2016
Target explains how it will spiff up its struggling grocery business
Target is also working to spruce up the grocery department.
MONDAY, 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.
SATURDAY, 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.
WEDNESDAY, 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.
TUESDAY, 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 …
FRIDAY, 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 …
WEDNESDAY, 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.
TUESDAY, 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.
MONDAY, 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.
THURSDAY, JAN. 21, 2016, 9:16 P.M.
Target stores test health-focused fare
Target is giving its cafe a fresh food makeover - no more popcorn, hot dogs and Pizza Hut pizza pies - as part of the retailer’s recent health-focused initiatives.
UPDATED: TUESDAY, FEB. 18, 2014, 3:18 P.M.
Police: Copper thieves strike construction site, community center
Spokane Police are investigating a string of copper and electronics thefts during the past week, according to a news release. Thieves struck the Target store construction site on the South …
FRIDAY, JAN. 10, 2014, 7:32 A.M.
Target: Data breach caught up to 70M customers
NEW YORK — Target says that personal information — including phone numbers and email and mailing addresses — was stolen from as many as 70 million customers in its pre-Christmas …
SATURDAY, JAN. 4, 2014, 5:19 A.M.
South Regal Lumber Yard relocating to East 57th Avenue
Spokane’s South Regal Lumber Yard, a South Hill fixture for builders and do-it-yourselfers for decades, will relocate later this year. The company’s owners recently sold the land under the store, …
SUNDAY, DEC. 29, 2013
BBB Tip of the Week: Unauthorized charges on credit, debit cards
Dealing with fraudulent charges on a debit or credit card can be a hassle. The laws protecting credit cards and debit cards are different. The Fair Credit Billing Act limits …
THURSDAY, DEC. 19, 2013, 7:36 A.M.
Target: 40M card accounts may be breached
Target says that about 40 million credit and debit card accounts may have been affected by a data breach that occurred just as the holiday shopping season shifted into high …
WEDNESDAY, JULY 10, 2013, 8:33 A.M.
US companies detail Bangladesh safety pact
NEW YORK — A group of 17 U.S. retailers and clothing makers have agreed to a five-year safety pact aimed at improving conditions at Bangladesh factories that calls for inspecting …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 2013, 4:05 P.M.
Target will build South Hill store
Spokane developer Dave Black confirmed on Friday that national retailer Target Corp. will build a 135,000-square foot building on the corner of Palouse Highway and South Regal Street.
THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 2013, 9:16 A.M.
South Hill Target proposal moves forward
Concerned residents who fought to add pedestrian-friendly features in a proposed Target retail project on the South Hill gained a little ground Wednesday during a City Hall hearing. Residents persuaded …
FRIDAY, AUG. 14, 2009
South Hill group bows out of fight against big retailers
A neighborhood vote this week smooths the way for the biggest retail center the South Hill has seen in decades, if not ever. The Southgate Neighborhood Council ended its long …
SATURDAY, JUNE 28, 2008
City Council to hear big-box plan
Developers and neighbors may be closer to an 11th-hour compromise on design concepts for three contentious major commercial developments proposed for about 45 acres in southeast Spokane. Reaching consensus could …