July 9, 2014

Target has announced that, for every select up&up school supply purchased at its stores between July 13 and Aug. 2, the company will donate one school supply item to a student in need.

July 7, 2014

Target has announced the addition of three new external senior-level hires, who will have responsibility for leading teams across information technology, e-commerce and digital products.

June 26, 2014

Target has announced that all 124 store locations that opened across Canada in 2013 have been awarded Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design certification.

June 23, 2014

Target has implemented a new policy for online shopping, making nearly all online orders of $50 or more eligible for free shipping.

June 19, 2014

More than 1-in-4 Rite Aid locations now reflect the latest in healthcare retailing — the company's Wellness store format, the concept that serves as a cornerstone to Rite Aid's overall health-and-wellness solution, John Standley, Rite Aid chairman and CEO, told analysts Thursday morning.

June 17, 2014

Target is striving to win the hearts of Millennials with a string of new mobile and digital initiatives, which includes an overhaul of its wedding and baby registry business, according to a USA Today report.

June 11, 2014

While acknowledging that Target faced a series of setbacks in 2013 — including a data breach just before the holiday season — CFO John Mulligan, who is also serving as interim president and CEO, expressed optimism during its annual meeting of shareholders and said the company has the resources, talent and plan in place to move beyond its challenges.

June 10, 2014

Beauty company L'Oréal Paris has applied image recognition technology to target product ads based on the hair color identified in photos of faces for its Ombré campaign, which is now live on GumGum's in-image advertising platform.

June 10, 2014

McNeil Consumer Healthcare on Monday announced the launch of Stories of Strength, a program that encourages people to honor someone who has been a source of strength in their lives.

June 6, 2014

Walgreens may be opening a flagship location in downtown Minneapolis in 2015, according to a report in the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal reported Thursday.

June 3, 2014

Dollar General on Tuesday announced it will be bringing its brand of EDLP discounting to three new states next year — Oregon, Maine and Rhode Island.

May 29, 2014

The Honest Co., which was co-founded by actress Jessica Alba, has teamed up with Target to offer a selection of the Honest Co.’s products in all Target stores and an expanded assortment on Target.com starting June 15.

May 28, 2014

Hispanic beauty brand La Bella has unveiled a new product packaging design and brand logo for its roster of beauty offerings, after nearly three decades of the same design.

May 28, 2014

Target has formed a Digital Advisory Council as part of its efforts to accelerate its digital transformation and will bolster its internal digital talent by hiring at least 50 new software engineers this year, the company has announced.

May 27, 2014

The online shipping war among retailers continues to heat up as Target plans to launch a same-day delivery pilot in June in select markets.

May 23, 2014

Target has further strengthened its marketing organization with the hiring of Kristi Argyilan as SVP, media and guest engagement, effective June 2.

May 21, 2014

KT Tape on Wednesday announced that KT Tape PRO is now available in Target stores nationwide.

May 21, 2014

Despite the massive data breach that hurt Target’s fourth quarter, people are not staying away from the retailer. According to a Reuters report, the company saw a dramatic improvement in traffic in the first quarter compared with its late fourth-quarter trends.

May 20, 2014

Target announced on Tuesday a number of leadership changes in the United States and Canada designed to further the company’s efforts to drive U.S. traffic and sales, improve its Canadian operations and advance its ongoing digital transformation.

May 20, 2014

Target has announced that John Griffith, EVP property development, will retire on May 31.

May 19, 2014

Target has hired Peter Glusker as SVP new business integration and operations, effective May 19.

May 9, 2014

Target has donated $100,000 in monetary support and product to assist with storm and tornado relief efforts impacting many Southern states, the retailer has announced.

May 8, 2014

John Mulligan, the interim CEO of Target, said he wants customers to know they can shop with confidence at Target. Mulligan made his remarks during a TV interview with CNN's Poppy Harlow.

May 5, 2014

In the wake of a data breach late last year, Target’s board of directors has announced that Gregg Steinhafel is stepping down as chairman, president and CEO, effective immediately.