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Spotlight: Target picks millennials to mentor senior execs

Technology and social media have flipped some traditional employee roles. Now, several companies are following in the footsteps of Target's reverse mentoring, where veteran employees are learning from millennials.

Target hires former Apple exec to oversee supply chain

Target has announced the hiring of Ben Cook as senior VP, global logistics, inventory allocation and replenishment. Cook comes to Target after most recently serving as director of logistics and supply chain strategy at Apple.

Target debuts more small formats

Walmart may have backed away from its small-store format but Target is forging ahead, opening four new small-format city stores this week.

Target puts kids in charge of back to school

Target is putting kids in charge of back to school by directing new merchandising programs and deciding how and where to apply the retailer's charitable donations this season.

Target's Cornell on the importance of tech

Target's senior management has been talking up the importance of technology, and CEO Brian Cornell calls it the backbone of the company's strategy, from stores and supply chain improvements to growing customer loyalty.

Target's new $1B kid collection

Target has launched Cat & Jack, a children's brand designed by kids. In fact, the entire program is being lead, and promoted, by its end users.

Target to invest $40M in child wellness

Wellness is a key category and strategic initiative at Target, which plans to invest $40 million this year in organizations committed to helping children and families increase physical activity and eat healthier.

Target launches another designer collection

Target has partnered up with Superga to make a version of the iconic Italian sneaker for half the price of the original.

Target adds another exec to secret Goldfish project

Target has hired Sam Parnell, former chief technology officer of the Bleacher Report, to an executive position in its top-secret Goldfish project.

Target's Cartwheel gets an update

Target has been focused on upgrading its digital tools, and now the popular Cartwheel savings app has been given a makeover.