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Retail security still very much under attack

There is perhaps no subject more important to retailers this season than security. Just one year after a data breach at Target compromised 40 million payment cards and the personal information of 70 million shoppers, the event is still fresh in shoppers'—and retailers'—minds.

Black Friday predictions: longer hours, bigger promotions, e-commerce gains

Are retailers staring down a future with a blackout of Black Friday? Some analysts and retailers are starting to seriously ponder this question. While the historically huge shopping day isn't what it used to be, it isn't obsolete either. Quite the opposite: Black Friday will soon be known as an entire week of retailers putting forth their best promotions as online and mobile shopping gain in popularity.

Target's income and revenue rise 3% under new CEO

Target beat analyst estimates by growing income 3.2 percent and revenue 2.8 percent. The more than 3 percent profit growth shows that the company is rebounding under new CEO Brian Cornell and is almost back to revenue levels seen before last holiday's data breach.

Target app introduces interactive maps, shopping lists

Target's new app features include in-store navigation, interactive maps, enhanced shopping lists and search capabilities.

Target app introduces interactive maps, shopping lists

Target's new app features include in-store navigation, interactive maps, enhanced shopping lists and search capabilities.

Walmart tests online price matching, drives managed analytics adoption

Pricing is under a microscope as we head into the holiday season. Price monitoring and price matching are being keenly watched. Will retailers better navigate these waters?

Target names Jacqueline Rice chief risk and compliance officer

Target announced that it has hired Jacqueline Hourigan Rice in the role of senior VP, chief risk and compliance officer, effective Dec. 1. She will report directly to CEO and Chairman Brian Cornell, and will be responsible for centralized oversight of enterprise risk management, compliance, vendor management and corporate security.

Target names former GM exec as senior VP, chief risk and compliance officer

Target announced that it has hired Jacqueline Hourigan Rice in the role of senior VP, chief risk and compliance officer, effective Dec. 1. She will report directly to CEO and Chairman of the Board Brian Cornell, and will be responsible for centralized oversight of enterprise risk management, compliance, vendor management and corporate security.

Target closing 11 stores

Target announced it will shutter 11 locations as of Feb. 1 of next year. "The decision to close a Target store is only made after careful consideration of the long-term financial performance of a particular location," said the company's statement. Employees at the locations are being offered an option to transfer to another store or a separation package.

Target introduces 3D printing for holiday items

Those watching the 3D printing category can now look beyond office supply retailers. Target is now offering 3D printing for small decorative and gift items for the holidays.