October 18, 2012

Target has announced plans to open its second CityTarget store in San Francisco in October 2013.

October 16, 2012

Target should be feeling confident about its upcoming entry into Canada, as a recent survey from Kantar Retail and TNS Canada revealed that 75% of Canadians are aware of the retailer.

May 17, 2012

Target has announced its plans to open new Target Clinic locations at four Target stores in northern Virginia and four Target stores in North Carolina, marking the first Target Clinics to open in these states.

January 26, 2012

CARA B Natural Products, a maker of ethnic personal care products, has just launched its collection of all-natural skin and hair care products formulated especially for ethnic babies and children in Target stores across the country.

January 13, 2012

Target is bringing the experience of small, independent shops to the masses with its next design partnership, “The Shops at Target.”

January 6, 2012

Target revealed Thursday the locations of the first 24 Canadian stores.

December 6, 2011

Target may have a chance to bounce back from its anemic 1.8% November comps increase during a period that included strong Black Friday performances for most retailers with its "Almost Last Minute Sale," a new savings event that will offer discounts on items from the most popular gift categories.

October 3, 2011

Michael Francis, Target's EVP and chief marketing officer, and the person charged with leading the retailer's expansion into Canada, has left the company, Target announced Monday.

August 31, 2011

Target has announced new beauty exclusives that are hitting shelves for fall 2011.

August 15, 2011

Target is adding fresh, handmade food to its small-format store in Chicago, the mass merchandiser said.

August 4, 2011

July same-store sales at Target rose 4.1% on top of a prior-year gain of 2%, with increased transaction size serving as the primary driver of an increase toward the upward end of the company’s guidance.

June 20, 2011

Target is poised to become an even more significant player in the world of health, wellness and beauty in the coming years, assuming the company can execute a range of initiatives designed to grow sales to $100 billion and double earnings per share to at least $8.


June 8, 2011

Target’s board has finalized the decision to locate the company’s Canadian headquarters in Mississauga, Ontario, said president, chairman and CEO Gregg Steinhafel at a shareholders meeting in Pittsburgh on Wednesday.

May 31, 2011

Target has unveiled the first wave of the Zellers sites it will be taking over in Canada, representing 105 locations in all 10 Canadian provinces.

May 5, 2011

The 13.1% increase in same-store sales Target reported for April was toward the low end of the company’s projection of an increase in the mid-teens, and begs the question whether Walmart’s mid-month launch of a new marketing campaign contributed to the weakness.

April 25, 2011

Target is branching out.


Buoyed by surging profits and customer satisfaction scores, the Minneapolis-based giant is reaching into Canada, preparing a new small-store format for urban areas and going after a bigger share of the nation’s grocery dollar. Target also is spending billions on store renovations, aggressively leveraging a new loyalty card program and growing its commitment to health at its pharmacies and in-store clinics.


April 13, 2011

Target expects sales from its upcoming Canadian stores to total more than $6 billion by 2017, Dow Jones reported.

April 7, 2011

Target's March sales dropped 4.5% to $5.95 billion, compared with the year-ago period.

March 9, 2011

Target Clinic is slated to open eight new locations in three markets.

March 3, 2011

February same-store sales at Target advanced 1.8%, thanks to the addition of fresh food and consumables that are part of an aggressive remodeling program causing more people to shop its stores.

February 24, 2011

Fourth-quarter earnings per share at Target advanced 17% to $1.45, compared with $1.24 the prior year, thanks to a seven-cent-per-share tax benefit.

February 16, 2011

Another Target store is coming to downtown Chicago, as the retailer disclosed it would open a small-format store under the new CityTarget banner in the Sullivan Center at South State Street and Madison Street.

February 3, 2011

Target said that although its comparable-store sales were below expectations in the South and Northeast, the company believes overall sales will be driven by two of its recent initiatives.

January 18, 2011

After announcing that its chief marketing officer would serve as the executive committee sponsor of Target’s entrance into the Canadian market, the retailer named a leader for its Target Canada operations.