July 8, 2013

Target co-founder Douglas Dayton passed away during the weekend, according to published reports. He was 88.

July 3, 2013

Target has appointed a former secretary of the interior and senator to its board of directors, the mass merchandise retailer said.

July 1, 2013

Target is opening two more stores next year, the mass merchandise retail chain said.

June 28, 2013

Fresh produce and packaged meats will be a feature at two new Target stores in California, the mass-merchandisder said.

June 27, 2013

Target has ended its relationship with celebrity chef Paula Deen following reports that she used racial slurs, according to published reports.

June 24, 2013

Lindt USA announced a new collection of chocolate bars, sticks and boxes inspired by classic desserts and treats that are available now in Target stores nationwide.

June 24, 2013

Target has donated money for relief amid floods in western Canada that have displaced more than 100,000 people and resulted in three deaths.

June 24, 2013

Beauty retailer Ulta Beauty has appointed former PepsiCo executive Mary Dillon as CEO and a member of the board, effective July 1. Interim CEO Dennis Eck will step down from his role at that time.

June 21, 2013

A survey commissioned by Target Corp. recently found that nearly one-quarter of Canadians in some parts of the country don't have first aid kits at home, and more than half don't have one in their car.

June 20, 2013

A maker of bathing products for pets has expanded its line to Target stores around the country.

June 19, 2013

Target Corp. is reaching out to Canadian customers preparing to send their children to summer camp with information and resources about allergies.

June 13, 2013

Target Corp. has increased quarterly payments to shareholders to 43 cents per share, the mass merchandise retailer said.

June 7, 2013

Target is offering new natural and organic food products as part of its Simply Balanced private label, according to published reports.

June 7, 2013

American Licorice Co. announced that its Sour Punch Punchies candy will be available nationwide at all Target stores beginning in June.

June 5, 2013

Target Corp. will go local at its stores in Quebec, the mass merchandise retailer said.

June 3, 2013

Target has announced that it is expanding its Beauty Concierge program with approximately 200 stores implementing the program during 2013.

This is important as it reflects a larger trend that is taking place within mass-market beauty — retailers are becoming increasingly aggressive in elevating the beauty shopping experience at mass. With a melding of upscale décor, higher-end beauty brands, in-store services and innovative technology, they are working to become a beauty destination for savvy shoppers.

May 31, 2013

Target will introduce its Beauty Concierge program in more than two dozen stores around the nation's capital at the end of next month.

May 30, 2013

Denver-based organic soda company Oogave has begun distribution of its new all-natural diet soda line, Loca, through Fresh Market stores and Whole Foods Northern California. The company also continues to expand the distribution of its original Oogave soda line through Super Target stores nationwide.

May 30, 2013

Mass market retailers increasingly are elevating their health and beauty departments to help shoppers look good and feel good — initiatives that are playing out in various forms at retail. To share with readers some of the most innovative efforts currently underway at mass, Drug Store News took a closer look at what's trending now in beauty.

May 28, 2013

Target has announced that it has expanded its Beauty Concierge program to 41 Chicagoland stores and introduced the program to 96 existing stores in the Los Angeles and Orange County area.

May 22, 2013

Target will donate a quarter million dollars to disaster relief efforts in Oklahoma following a deadly tornado that killed at least two dozen people and left many more homeless.

May 22, 2013

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.

May 21, 2013

Evol Foods is marketing its line of natural and organic frozen meals and snacks through Target stores around the country, the company said Tuesday.

May 20, 2013

Target is hoping to tap Silicon Valley talent in developing its omnichannel business, the company said.