Target is building dedicated teams to manage the grocery sections of its stores as part of an effort to turn around declining sales in its food business, The Wall Stree Journal reports. A Target spokeswoman told the newspaper that new approach is part of an effort “to improve our offering, better cater to our guests and drive growth." (The Wall Street Journal)
Instacart, the grocery-ordering app, is getting creative about picking, packing and delivering food on-demand. According to TechCrunch, the company’s people and technology show that the San Francisco startup has changed grocery stores for good. (TechCrunch)
As the national media continues to largely ignore Louisiana’s cries for help after 6.9 trillion gallons of rain pummeled the southern part of the state between Aug. 8 and Aug. 14, retailers such as Target Corp. have answered the call.