In an effort to fuel innovation in health care, Target unveiled on Monday a contest to generate ideas to simplify health care and help individuals and families live healthier lives. Enter the Target Simplicity Challenge.
Target continued to build its omnichannel business in second quarter 2013 as the company recorded profit and sales growth, partially offset by expenses related to the expansion of its Canadian business.
Retailer promotion activity continued to grow with a 21.6% increase to more than 11.3 billion pages in the first half of 2013, with Walmart leading in retailer activity followed by Walgreens, Target and Family Dollar, reported Marx, a Kantar Media solution.
Target announced the Bullseye University Digital Experience, which features popular YouTube personalities in a life-size "dorm" and allows people to buy items from the "dorm" between Monday and next Thursday, and enter contests to win college gear.
Colder weather and more conservative shoppers contributed to a drop in Target Corp.'s first quarter 2013 profits, but the company's underlying business remains healthy, executives said Wednesday morning in a conference call with investors.