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Target moves revamped grocery unveil to 2017

Target is in the midst of a grocery revamp, as an attempt to make the department a destination for its shoppers. The grocery overhaul, one of the priorities set by CEO Brian Cornell, is taking longer than originally anticipated.

Walmart vs. Target infographic, Business Insider


Walmart edges out Target for most powerful company in U.S.

Walmart ranked as the most powerful company in the United States, with Target coming in at a close second on Business Insider 's list of 50 most powerful companies in America.

Target to hire 1,000 for IT, reduce outsourcing

Target has a new plan to boost its technology capabilities. To reduce reliance on outsourcing, the retailer is hiring 1,000 people for IT, including 500 software engineers.

NACDS appoints Target exec as pharmacy affairs director

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) appointed Jason Ausili as director of pharmacy affairs. Ausili joins the association from Target, where he spent more than 10 years in pharmacy management and health care leadership roles.

Target gives employees Fitbits, fitness challenge

In an effort to help keep its staff healthy, Target is handing out Fitbit activity trackers to more than 300,000 employees. The big-box retailer also still gives workers extra discounts on fruits and vegetables.

Target CEO Brian Cornell joins Yum Brands board

Target CEO Brian Cornell was appointed to the board of directors for Yum Brands, which includes KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell restaurants. Cornell has more than 30 years of experience in retail and global consumer product companies.

Target tests digital service ambassadors in LA25

Target launched a new innovation initiative dubbed LA25 in 25 Los Angeles-area locations. The stores will test roughly 50 of the retailer's newest programs, some seen in other stores and some entirely new to the market.

Target employees form company's first union

A group of Target employees at a pharmacy in Brooklyn have created the first-ever union in the big-box retailer's history.

Target scouts innovators in retail accelerator program

Target has teamed up with Techstars to launch a retail accelerator program focused on inviting innovative entrepreneurs to its Minneapolis headquarters. The program hopes to generate new technologies in the retail industry intended to improve the shopping experience.