March 15, 2012

The board of directors of Target has declared a quarterly dividend of 30 cents per common share.

March 8, 2012

Target is set to complete remodels for more than 100 general merchandise stores later this month, the retailer said. The remodeled Target stores will dedicate approximately 10,000 sq. ft. to a vast array of fresh food choices, including a curated assortment of fresh produce, fresh packaged meat and pre-packaged baked goods, in addition to dry and frozen offerings.

March 7, 2012

Kantar Media on Wednesday reported that overall retailer advertising expenditures increased 1.6% and retailer participation in Free Standing Insert coupon promotion pages increased 30.7% over calendar year 2011, versus the corresponding year-ago period.

March 7, 2012

Target has donated $37,500 in monetary support and product to assist with tornado relief efforts underway in the central United States.

March 1, 2012

Target reported a 7% same-store sales increase in February that shattered the company’s guidance for a 4% gain, thanks to unseasonably warm weather, which boosted shopper traffic and transaction sizes.

February 23, 2012

Target overcame modest fourth-quarter sales growth to report profits that exceeded its earnings guidance and also provided a better-than-expected outlook for 2012.

February 21, 2012

While Walmart maintained the No. 1 position on Interbrand's "U.S. Most Valuable Retail Brands" list for 2012, several other retailers are moving up the ranks.

February 8, 2012

Walmart isn’t about to let the grass grow under its feet in Canada.

February 2, 2012

Burt’s Bees, a maker of natural personal care products, has developed a new collection, dubbed “Güd,” that is reimagined for the millennial generation.

February 2, 2012

Target appears to have salvaged its fourth-quarter sales results with a 4.3% same-store sales increase in January to offset a disappointing 1.6% increase in December and a 1.8% increase in November.

January 31, 2012

Target on Monday announced it will seek independent pharmacists to own and operate the pharmacies in its stores in Canada.

January 27, 2012

Just a few weeks after unveiling the locations of its first 24 stores in Canada, Target released an expanded list of stores that will debut in 2013.

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 26, 2012

Target has announced the names of 50 schools that were selected to receive a $100,000 grant to purchase much-needed resources and improve their learning environments.

January 25, 2012

Help Remedies last week launched a new product targeted toward those suffering from chest congestion.

January 24, 2012

Target has promoted John Mulligan to the position of EVP and CFO, effective April 1. Mulligan currently serves as SVP finance. He replaces Doug Scovanner, Target’s EVP and CFO for the past 18 years, who announced his retirement in November 2011.

January 23, 2012

The Retail Industry Leaders Association has appointed new members to its board of directors, including a new board chairman.

January 23, 2012

Walmart ranked No. 1 out of six retail pharmacy operators who were identified as part of the “Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities" by DiversityBusiness.com last week. Other pharmacy retailers on the list included, in order, Kroger, Supervalu, Target, Walgreens and Ahold USA.

January 18, 2012

Target announced that it has temporarily suspended its efforts to sell its credit card receivables portfolio.

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 12, 2012

Target's board of directors has approved a new $5 billion share repurchase program, which will be implemented upon the completion of the company's current $10 billion program.

January 6, 2012

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

January 5, 2012

Hair accessory brand Goody has announced the launch of its DoubleWear collection of jewelry-inspired elastics and headwraps.

January 5, 2012

Target chairman, president and CEO Gregg Steinhafel assured investors last month that December comps would exceed November’s 1.8% increase, but then Thursday morning reported a disappointing 1.6% increase and a reduced profit forecast.