August 15, 2012

Target's second-quarter sales increased 3.5% to $16.5 billion and the company’s profits grew 2.9% to $1.06 per share, 5 cents higher than analysts expected.

August 14, 2012

Nobody likes getting a shot, but a new survey indicates that fear of needles also may prompt people to avoid getting flu vaccinations.

August 14, 2012

Target’s in-store health clinics recently started offering consultations for eyelash lengthening and the treatment of hyperpigmentation of the skin and unwanted facial hair, according to a local news report.

August 8, 2012

The Retail Industry Leaders Association is urging President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney to consider the retail industry's role in the U.S. economy as the presidential candidates "advance their visions for the future."

August 2, 2012

Target's net retail sales and comparable-store sales both realized gains of more than 3% during July, the retailer said.

July 27, 2012

Target is using the power of social media to help raise money for needy schools.

July 25, 2012

Target is opening an in-store cafe serving natural and healthy food in its new Chicago store, according to published reports.

July 23, 2012

Target announced it is remodeling 30 of its stores to offer an expanded selection of affordable and quality fresh foods to its customers.

July 20, 2012

The first of Target's smaller-format CityTarget urban stores are slated to open on July 25 in Chicago, Los Angeles and Seattle.

July 17, 2012

Target once again is bringing Black Friday to the summer.

July 12, 2012

Target confirmed the list of the stores that it intends to open across Canada in 2013.

July 5, 2012

Target reported a 2.1% same-store sales increase for the month of June that was toward the low end of the company’s expectations.

June 28, 2012

Target is assisting Colorado wildfire relief efforts with a $30,000 donation, the retailer said.

June 25, 2012

Target has donated $15,000 in monetary support and product to assist with Duluth, Minn., flood relief efforts.

June 18, 2012

Target has released its 2011 corporate responsibility report, and while the company was happy to offer insight into its past performance, its focus is on the future.

June 15, 2012

Canned peaches, criminal records and political contributions were among the top shareholder concerns expressed at Target's annual meeting.

June 11, 2012

Beauty brand Pixi, developed by makeup artist Petra Strand, is focusing on the eyes this fall as evidenced by its new product lineup slated to hit Target stores and Target.com in August.

June 8, 2012

Beauty brand JK Jemma Kidd — which was created by makeup artist, product designer and style icon Jemma Kidd — has unveiled its fall 2012 collection that will be available exclusively at Target stores and on Target.com beginning in August.

May 31, 2012

Target reported a 4.4% increase in May same-store sales that was toward the upper end of a guidance range that called for a low-to-mid single-digit increase.

May 23, 2012

Target has joined the Shopkick program, making it the largest retailer to reward its guests for using the app via their smartphones.

May 22, 2012

Target will open a single-level store in New Mexico, the first of its kind in the state. The store, located in Albuquerque, is scheduled to open in 2013 and will occupy 155,000 sq. ft.

May 22, 2012

Walmart topped the list of retailers on the BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands, according to a study commissioned by WPP Group and conducted by Millward Brown Optimor.

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.

May 16, 2012

First-quarter earnings at Target exceeded a profit forecast the company increased last month after a strong start to the quarter.