The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports that Target and United Healthcare are among a slew of companies that are leaning on younger employees to keep veteran workers knowledgeable about technology, social media, and other evolving aspects of the marketplace in order to better engage and reach consumers. (Star-Tribune)
With 1,790 stores spread across the country and sales growth in each of the last two years at under 2%, the New York Post reports that the discounter is accelerating plans to roll out more petite, urban stores. (New York Post)
Target has picked Bethesda, Md., for another of the company’s small-format stores. According to WTOP, the 35,000-square-foot Target will open in the Shops of Wisconsin development in March with a “tailored product mix,” including groceries, clothing, home goods and a pharmacy. (WTOP)
As part of its ongoing “CIO’s First 100 Days” series, Forbes recently published an interview with Target CIO Mike McNamara. In the interview, McNamara, who joined Target about nine months ago, discuses the importance of touching base with customers and how the company creates ideal workspaces for its innovation team. (Forbes)
Florida-based Aubío Life Sciences, a new skin care company co-founded by U.S. businessman John Paul DeJoria, announced Monday that its flagship products Aubío Cold Sore Treatment Gel and Aubío Hydrating Lip Therapy are now available nationwide at Target stores and on target.com.