July 14, 2016

Target has selected a Xerox veteran to serve as the retailer's next executive vice president, chief legal officer and general counsel.

July 8, 2016

Target has picked Bethesda, Md., for another of the company’s small-format stores. According to WTOP, the 35,000-square-foot Target will open in the Shops of Wisconsin development in March with a “tailored product mix,” including groceries, clothing, home goods and a pharmacy. (WTOP)

July 5, 2016
As part of its ongoing “CIO’s First 100 Days” series, Forbes recently published an interview with Target CIO Mike McNamara. In the interview, McNamara, who joined Target about nine months ago, discuses the importance of touching base with customers and how the company creates ideal workspaces for its innovation team. (Forbes)
 
June 27, 2016

Florida-based Aubío Life Sciences, a new skin care company co-founded by U.S. businessman John Paul DeJoria, announced Monday that its flagship products Aubío Cold Sore Treatment Gel and Aubío Hydrating Lip Therapy are now available nationwide at Target stores and on target.com. 

June 23, 2016

There are now 28 MinuteClinic locations in South Florida, including clinics in select CVS Pharmacy stores and Navarro Discount Pharmacy.

June 21, 2016

MinuteClinic locations in Dallas-Fort Worth are affiliated with Texas Health Resources.

June 8, 2016

Personal care products brand Steripod has expanded the distribution for its market leading clip-on toothbrush protector.

June 8, 2016

Target is reportedly requesting that many of its suppliers assume up to 3% to 5% more of the cost of promotions and price reductions on some items. According to Reuters, at least 12 Target suppliers have confirmed they were asked to pay for more of the promotional cost for a variety of slow-moving products. Target reported declining sales in its most recent fiscal quarter and publicly said it would likely enter an extended promotional period. (Reuters)

June 7, 2016

In a new study released exclusively to Adweek, Boston-based consultancy C Space homed in on consumer loyalty among the big retail players, attempting to flesh out some insights about what makes shoppers come back. (Adweek

June 7, 2016

CVS Pharmacy is committed to giving back to the communities where its colleagues live and work, and the company has extended that commitment to Washington with a $50,000 donation to Seattle Children's Hospital.

June 7, 2016

MinuteClinic has opened eight new locations inside Target stores in Maryland, including six in the Baltimore metropolitan area.

June 3, 2016

Beginning June 2, no matter the screen size or device — mobile, tablet or desktop — visitors to Target.com will have a more consistent and unified experience, the company announced.

May 23, 2016

Smartphone owners shopping the electronics aisle have a durable and stylish new case from Speck to consider.

May 18, 2016

Leading Dutch sweets brand Daelmans is expanding distribution of its popular Stroopwafels.

May 18, 2016

Target's first quarter 2016 sales decreased 5.4% to $16.2 billion, as a 1.2% increase in comparable sales was more than offset by the impact of the sale of the pharmacy and clinic businesses.

May 17, 2016

Target Corp. has lined up Greek yogurt giant Chobani to open an café in its upcoming store in Manhattan’s Tribeca neighborhood.

May 17, 2016

Target's newest chief merchandising officer doubled the private label business of his prior employer Nordstrom, and has helped market such iconic brands as Timberland and Nike.

May 16, 2016

Target and Walmart’s beverage and breakfast product pricing is significantly cheaper than Amazon's, according to a new study.

May 10, 2016

The confluence of two trends — products for textured hair and natural formulas — has put a lift in hair care sales.

May 10, 2016

A slowdown in the once revved-up anti-aging segment in the skin care category has brands and retailers looking for more fertile options like the natural skin care arena and therapeutic skin care.

May 10, 2016

Eyelashes and artificial nails are growing, and that isn’t wasted on PDC Brands, which last month scooped up the United Kingdom’s Original Additions.

May 4, 2016

Target Corp. is getting tough with vendors as it works to improve its supply chain. The retailer plans to tighten deadlines for deliveries to its warehouses, hike fines for late deliveries, and could institute penalties of up to $10,000 for inaccuracies in product information, according to a report by Reuters. The new rules and penalties, detailed in a letter sent to suppliers, will start to take effect at the end of the month and will be rolled out over the next 60-90 days, the report said. (Reuters)

May 2, 2016

Target is testing robots that track inventory on its store shelves, according to a Fortune report published last week. "Simbe Robotics, a Silicon Valley startup, built the robot called Tally that it says can roll autonomously around the store while scanning products to determine if they have been misplaced, mispriced, or are low in stock," the report noted. "Additionally, Target executives said the retail giant was said it was looking to develop a 'concept store' that could incorporate robotics and other technologies, although details were limited." (Fortune

April 29, 2016

Iconic candy brand Hershey is unveiling new, patriotic-themed packaging on some of its most popular brands as excitement for builds for the 2016 Olympic Games.