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.

May 14, 2012

Consumers gravitate toward traditional pharmacies for their everyday health-and-wellness needs, according to the "2012 Harris Poll EquiTrend" survey released Monday.

May 9, 2012

More retail websites this year achieved a "threshold for excellence" on customer experience analytics firm ForeSee's annual Top 100 E-Retail Satisfaction Index.

May 3, 2012

April same-store sales at Target increased 1.1% and helped the company achieve a 5.3% first-quarter comps increase that was the highest in six years.

April 24, 2012

Another 90 Target stores are slated to receive fresh food in June as part of a major remodeling initiative that has become known simply as PFresh.

April 11, 2012

Real Simple has rolled out a limited-edition line of licensed pet products.

April 6, 2012

Target has committed $15,000 in cash and gift cards to assist the Texas communities impacted by recent tornadoes.

April 5, 2012

For the second month in a row, Target’s same-store sales were nearly double the expected amount.

April 5, 2012

A study conducted by Brodeur Partners has unveiled the most relevant retailers in the United States.

April 3, 2012

Catherine Lindner, Walgreens VP retail marketing, has been named vice chair of the Network of Executive Women, the association announced Tuesday.

April 2, 2012

Target has brought in someone with both advertising and retail experience to oversee its marketing efforts.

March 29, 2012

Target has revealed the locations of its first 12 stores in Quebec.

March 19, 2012

Target has completed its $10 billion share repurchase program.

March 16, 2012

The Ethisphere Institute's sixth annual selection of the "World's Most Ethical Companies" included several of the nation's top retailers.

March 16, 2012

During the 2011 holiday season, the top retail applications and websites combined — including Amazon, Best Buy, eBay, Target and Walmart — reached nearly 60% of smartphone owners, according to Nielsen.

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.