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Target's 'Brick and Mobile' two-app strategy rooted in solving problems

AUSTIN, Texas—Target (NYSE:TGT) is using mobile, not just as means to deliver discounts, but as a way to solve problems for its shoppers and create a more personalized experience that instills loyalty. That was the message delivered by Target's VP of Product, Alan Wizemann, at RetailLoco, which ...

Target proposes $10 million settlement for 2013 data breach

Target Corp. (NYSE:TGT) has proposed a $10 million settlement of a class action lawsuit regarding the high-profile 2013 data breach that compromised the personal and credit card information of as many as 110 million people, according to court records. The proposal calls for Target to pay individuals up to $10,000 ...

Target raises minimum wage

Target (NYSE:TGT) has announced plans to raise the minimum wage for its workers to $9 per hour, starting in April. The retailer now joins Walmart (NYSE:WMT) and TJ Maxx (NYSE:TJX) in their recent commitments to raise employee wages. The decision comes after pressure from groups pushing the "living ...

Target may have considered Canadian exit much earlier than protection filing

Target (NYSE:TGT) was reportedly planning its Canadian exit strategy last October, more than three months before it filed for court protection from creditors. And last September, the retailer supposedly spoke with its lawyers as it considered its strategic options, which included leaving the country ...

Aldi, Target expand grocery assortment

by the company's competitor, Walmart (NYSE:WMT). Target (NYSE:TGT) is also tweaking and expanding its grocery ...

Sports Authority launches plus-size line

plus-size line, Wet Seal+. Further, last month Target (NYSE:TGT) launched Ava & Viv, which includes ...

SXSW plays host to the hottest new retail technology

on behalf of the Neiman Marcus brand. Target (NYSE:TGT), on the other hand, looks first for an unaddressed ...

TargetExpress geared toward college students

One of Target's (NYSE:TGT) latest smaller format stores, TargetExpress, will open in College Park, Maryland, this fall, adjacent to the University of Maryland. The mixed-use property development, owned by CA Ventures, will be located on Baltimore Avenue and feature apartments above new retail shops, ...

Retailers ready Apple Watch apps

The Apple Watch (NASDAQ:AAPL) isn't available for purchase just yet, but some retailers are already getting ahead of the curve and readying their apps for the wearable. Target's (NYSE:TGT) is among the 38 apps that will officially be ready to go on April 24 when the Apple Watch first goes live. ...

Target cuts 1,700 staff from headquarters

Target (NYSE:TGT) laid off 1,700 staff members from its Twin Cities headquarters today, the largest company downsizing to date. The announcement comes less than a week after the company said it would cut thousands of jobs in the United States and India in an effort to streamline expenses ...