December 7, 2015

Snails made big beauty headlines in 2015.

December 7, 2015

Target has just launched a specially designed collection of boxes called Wonderpacks, which the retailer says are “meant to inspire and capture family fun.”

December 4, 2015

Target Corp. is bringing back a beloved family film classic just in time for the holidays — and getting in some prime time high-profile marketing in the process.

December 3, 2015

Attendance at the event, presented by Drug Store News, reached record levels, with 40 retailers and more than 240 supplier participants. 

December 1, 2015

Fielidng twice as many shoppers as anticipated, Target ended up having to place some guests in a queue in an effort to manage the online traffic. 

November 30, 2015

Target reported that Black Friday sales were strong this year, with Apple Watch, iPads, Beats Solo 2 headphones, FitBit Charge HR and the Philips Sonicare 2 electric toothbrush among the most popular items. 

November 20, 2015

The 2016 CEI rated 851 businesses in the report, which evaluates LGBT-related policies and practices.

November 18, 2015

Target chairman and CEO Brian Cornell says his marketing and merchandising changes at Target are paying off as the retailer reported better than expected traffic and sales in the third quarter.

November 18, 2015

Among the Pura D’or’s line of hair care products are its argan oil-based Enriching Shampoo and Healing Conditioner and its Scalp Therapy Shampoo. 

November 13, 2015

Bruce Dayton,  the father of Minnesota's governor and a key figure, along with his four brothers, in building the massive retailing business that became Target Corp., has died. Dayton, 97 and the last of the brothers to die, also launched the B. Dalton bookstore chain in 1966, the Star Tribune reported. [Star Tribune]

November 13, 2015

Target already operates one store in Manhattan, a traditional big-box store in Harlem. And as previously announced, the company is opening a flexible-format store in Brooklyn, in July 2016.

November 12, 2015

Melanie Healey’s history at the company includes a variety of leadership roles in marketing and in the health and personal care businesses, including group president, global feminine and health care.

November 9, 2015

As part of the “10 Days of Deals,” the retailer announced it will offer daily discounts on electronics, kitchenware, toys and more from Nov. 22 through Dec. 1.

November 5, 2015
Both retailers and manufacturers expect change, complexity and competition to continue in full force, which means winning organizations will be those that can anticipate important shifts and quickly pivot to capitalize on them.
 
November 4, 2015

Target is taking steps to right-size its portfolio by closing 13 money-losing stores on Jan. 30, according to a report from the Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal.

November 3, 2015

After a successful Minneapolis pilot, Target is now offering delivery through Instacart in San Francisco.

October 30, 2015

“We believe international consumers will love shopping the great brands, great prices and exclusive products that are synonymous with Target,” stated Jason Goldberger, president of Target.com and Mobile. 

October 28, 2015

Target is looking to add some visual oomph to its stores just in time for the retailer's busiest shopping days of the year.

October 20, 2015

Target will be working to achieve the benchmarks — which include investment in renewable energy and reducing waste sent to landfills — by 2020.

October 19, 2015

Read highlights from Target’s Q&A with it’s entrepreneur-in-residence West Stringfellow about Target’s innovation aspirations following the announcement that the retailer was accepting applications to be part of its start-up accelerator. 

October 19, 2015

Target is looking for start-ups to apply for its recently established accelerator, for which it partnered with start-up accelerator Techstars. 

October 19, 2015
The partnership will focus on areas such as urban farming, food transparency and authenticity, supply chain and health.
 
October 16, 2015

Natural and organic beauty has had many fits and starts since the 1970s. News flash: This time it is the real deal.

October 16, 2015

Cozy Friedman is all about filling needs. When she couldn’t find a salon to cater to kids, she opened her own. Then, when all of the hair care items available to her were loaded with chemicals, she once again took things into her own hands, launching a youth hair care assortment called SoCozy.