November 6, 2013

In part 1 of this three-part exclusive interview series with Target, Marc Baer, senior director health care, shares with DSNTV how engagement is driving Target’s overall approach to health and wellness, and how its consumer-centric style is helping to simplify the complex healthcare landscape for its guests.

November 5, 2013

It has been estimated that specialty accounts for about 20% of the total drug spend, representing tremendous opportunities for industry players including Target. To learn more about the Target Specialty Pharmacy business and how it is helping support patients and manage rising specialty pharmacy costs, DSN senior editor Antoinette Alexander spoke with Kevin Ronneberg, associate medical director at Target.

March 11, 2013

DSN spoke with Nielsen's Reny Diaz to preview a panel discussion at this year's Consumer Healthcare Products Association's Annual Executive Conference. Diaz, joined by Doug Stukenborg of Target and Roberto Ruiz of Univision, will discuss the growing Hispanic consumer demographic and what it means for self-care companies.

August 20, 2014

Target’s U.S. sales held up reasonably well in second-quarter 2014, but weak results in Canada and expense pressures prompted the company to reduce its full-year profit expectations a week after Brian Cornell became president and CEO.

August 19, 2014

In a recent study conducted by DDI Consulting, 72% of managers indicated they have never questioned their ability to be an effective leader, and only 15% stated they had a leadership deficiency. It is a great example that our personal beliefs often distort our reality. Leadership, or serving others, is about earning share of heart, not manipulation or personal ambition. That was one of the key messages conveyed by Elevation Forum founder and Mack Elevation Forum leader Dan Mack on June 17 at the latest Elevation Forum. 

August 13, 2014

Target Canada has announced several initiatives aimed at improving its business performance and to better deliver the Target brand experience to Canadian guests.

August 6, 2014

Target has signed on to an amicus brief in support of marriage equality, the retailer revealed this week on its company blog.

August 5, 2014

Target announced on Tuesday that its second-quarter financial results are expected to include gross expenses of $148 million, partially offset by a $38 million insurance receivable, related to the December 2013 data breach.

August 4, 2014

Among women who subscribe to makeup sample subscription programs, 83% were influenced to buy the full-sized product, according to recent research by global information company the NPD Group.

August 4, 2014

Target is gearing up for fall with the launch of the Pixi by Petra collection for fall 2014 developed by makeup artist Petra Strand.

July 31, 2014

Retail and consumer products veteran Brian Cornell was named chairman and CEO at Target to fill 2-of-the-3 roles previously held by the company’s former top executive, Gregg Steinhafel.

July 31, 2014

Rivals Target and Walmart are teaming up in September to co-host the Beauty and Personal Care Products Sustainability Summit in Chicago.

July 25, 2014

Target Corp. has pulled back the curtain on its new small-format store, TargetExpress, in the “Dinkeytown” section of Minneapolis.

July 21, 2014

Target is launching a new image-recognition mobile app, called In a Snap, aimed at back-to-college shoppers.

July 21, 2014

Target is teaming up with four YouTube stars and Veronica Valencia, founder of Design Hunter L.A., on a YouTube video series that combines reality television and design challenges.

July 16, 2014

CytoSport announced the launch of Muscle Milk Organic, available exclusively at Target stores and Target.com.

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 27, 2014

The National Business Group on Health, a nonprofit association of large U.S. employers, on Wednesday honored five retail pharmacy operations for their company wellness programs, including CVS Caremark, McKesson, Target, Kroger and Walgreens.

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 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

Target has hired former General Motors executive Brad Maiorino to serve as SVP, chief information security officer, effective June 16.