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Chutes & Ladders: Target taps new CEO; Darden Restaurants CEO steps down

Welcome to this week's Chutes & Ladders, our roundup of hirings and firings throughout the industry. Please send the good word — or the bad — from your shop to Laura Heller at lheller@fiercemarkets.com and we will feature it here at the end of each week.

Target names former Sam's Club exec CEO

The wait is over, Target has named Brian Cornell as its new chairman and CEO, replacing Gregg Steinhafel, who departed May 5.

Target's VP of security: Collaboration is key

Collaboration is the key to cyber security. This was the underlying message delivered by Target's security team as the retailer tries to move past the massive data breach of 2013.

Target's VP of security says collaboration best weapon against cyber threats

Collaboration is the key to cyber security. This was the underscored message delivered by Target's top security team as the retailer tries to move past the massive data breach of 2014.

First TargetExpress opens in Minnesota

TargetExpress opened its doors today in Dinkytown, Minnesota, unveiling the retailer's first test of a smaller, urban store.

Target's BTS includes new app, YouTube campaign

Target is introducing a new mobile app, In a Snap, and a YouTube back-to-school campaign to increase focus on millennial shoppers.

Target launches new app and YouTube campaign to target millennials

Target is introducing a new mobile app and a YouTube back-to-school campaign to increase focus on millennial shoppers.

Target hires three new tech execs in digital buildout

Target continues to build out its IT department with the addition of three big hires including Jim Fisher, the new senior VP of infrastructure and operations and Target technology services.

Krebs on security, Target and why retailers need a better response to data breaches

Blogger Brian Krebs is responsible for breaking many a story about cybercrime, but more than anything he believes that retailers need to fundamentally change the way they respond to breaches.

Target's Cartwheel celebrates its first birthday

Target's mobile coupon app, Cartwheel, celebrates its first birthday this week. To date, 7.7 million users have downloaded the customizable deals and discounts app and have saved more than $84 million. In celebration, through July 10 shoppers can cast their votes on deals–from baby strollers to electronics–and the winning deal will be available for Cartwheel users July 13 and 14.