Stories tagged: target
Tue., Oct. 8, 2019
The parent company of Toys R Us is turning to a key rival to restart its e-commerce business ahead of the holiday shopping season.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 26, 2019, 10:49 a.m.
Target has had plenty of deals with other brands, but has not established minishops within its stores as have Best Buy and other retailers. However, the retailer has found a …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019, 8 p.m.
Like an 18th century sailor mapping out a series of Caribbean islands on a rum-running escapade, vegans and vegetarians will often ping-pong around a city bouncing from store to store …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 19, 2019, 5:04 p.m.
Target is making its biggest play in grocery in years with the launch of a new flagship private-label food brand that will completely replace Target’s Archer Farms and Simply Balanced …
UPDATED: Mon., July 15, 2019, 7:52 p.m.
Target Corp. has rolled out a new owned-brand line of clothing, electronics and school supplies aimed at 9- to 13-year-old girls and strategically timed the launch during the back-to-school season.
Thu., June 13, 2019, 11:14 a.m.
How much would you be willing to pay to get those diapers within an hour or so? In the latest salvo in the delivery wars, Target is offering same-day delivery …
UPDATED: Tue., April 9, 2019, 5:48 p.m.
A year after Toys R Us imploded, toymakers are still readjusting to the big loss of shelf space. That means slashing the number of styles they carry, re-evaluating how they …
UPDATED: Fri., March 29, 2019, 6:04 p.m.
Target Corp. has announced a sweeping set of goals to reduce its carbon footprint that for the first time puts pressure on its suppliers to do the same.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 23, 2019, 4:58 p.m.
The Minneapolis-based retailer said Tuesday its stores will soon accept Apple Pay, Google Pay and Samsung Pay and “contactless cards” from Mastercard, Visa, American Express and Discover.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 10, 2019, 2:49 p.m.
Many investors had expected department stores to enjoy robust sales over the holidays in light of a U.S. economy buoyed by low unemployment, higher wages, strong consumer confidence and cheap …
Tue., Dec. 11, 2018, 5:06 p.m.
Target has agreed to pay nearly $3 million to resolve allegations that it violated the federal and Massachusetts state law by submitting claims in violation of rules against Medicaid prescriptions …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 23, 2018, 12:35 p.m.
Retailers are offering much of their Black Friday deals online, but shoppers still showed up at malls and stores around the country looking for discounts – and also to take …
Wed., Nov. 21, 2018, 12:19 p.m.
Toys R Us and Bon-Ton may be gone but they haven’t been forgotten.
Mon., Nov. 5, 2018, 1:30 p.m.
Amazon is following Target and temporarily dropping the minimum amount shoppers need to spend to qualify for free shipping.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 4:57 p.m.
Retailer Target is betting that by leveraging its reach to get shoppers their items faster than ever, free two-day shipping or same-day delivery will become as synonymous with the Target …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 12, 2018, 2:15 p.m.
When Toys R Us closed its doors, customers mourned the loss of a beloved brand that conjured memories of their own childhood.
Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 6:03 p.m.
A Latvian computer programmer was sentenced to 14 years in prison for designing a program that helped hackers improve malware – including some used in the 2013 Target breach.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 6:03 p.m.
Kroger Co.’s shares fell after the supermarket chain missed analysts’ sales estimates and margins continued to narrow in the company’s fiscal second quarter.
UPDATED: Tue., June 5, 2018, 3:51 p.m.
Authorities said five people have been indicted on charges they hacked Target Corp. gift cards to the tune of nearly $800,000.
UPDATED: Wed., May 23, 2018, 10:54 a.m.
Target proved itself one of the few retailers that saw more customers both at its stores and online, though its investment in stores and delivery operations hurt first-quarter profit.
Tue., March 6, 2018, 4:39 p.m.
Target is raising its minimum starting pay for workers for the second time in less than a year after seeing a bigger and better pool of candidates.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 2, 2018, 7:16 p.m.
Amazon.com’s shakeup of the retail landscape may not be over, according to one well-known technology analyst. The internet giant will acquire Target Corp., Loup Venture co-founder Gene Munster wrote in …
Mon., Dec. 18, 2017, 10:17 a.m.
Now facing increased competition from Amazon.com and a resurgent Wal-Mart Stores, Cornell, 58, has responded by unveiling a $7 billion plan to open smaller urban stores, remodel others and lower …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 13, 2017, 7:13 p.m.
Target plans to boost its same-day delivery capability by paying $550 million for Shipt, its latest move to try to catch up with Amazon.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 3:07 p.m.
Taylor Swift has left some fans shocked by dropping by a Tennessee Target store to pick up a few things, including her new album.
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 10:17 a.m.
A cautious outlook on the crucial holiday season overshadowed progress Target made in bringing more customers to its stores, pulling its shares down sharply. The shares of other retailers fell …
Mon., Nov. 6, 2017, 9:17 a.m.
Target is offering shoppers a breather after holiday shopping on Thanksgiving.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 23, 2017, 5:55 p.m.
Target says customers want it to pause the “Christmas creep.” It says it wants to be more in tune with customers’ mindset, so it plans to ease in holiday promotions …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 12:38 p.m.
Target is jumping into voice-activated shopping as it deepens its relationship with Google, offering thousands of items found in the store except for perishables like fruit and milk.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 7:39 p.m.
Target Corp. is raising its minimum hourly wage to $11 starting next month and then to $15 by the end of 2020 in a move it says will help it …