June 15, 2015

Target plans to sell its pharmacy business to CVS Health for $1.9 billion and rebrand its nearly 1,700 prescription departments as CVS/pharmacy in a blockbuster deal that stunned the healthcare world.

June 2, 2015

Target chief Brian Cornell talks to CNBC's Jim Cramer about what the company is doing to turn its business around.

May 8, 2015

Despite some reservations, a federal judge is reportedly refusing to block a proposed settlement between Target Corp. and MasterCard related to the retailer’s 2013 data breach.

March 10, 2015

There has been a lot of discussion in the last several years about the strength of the grocery sector. I think it’s clear that a big reason behind that success has been the evolution of different formats and the explosive growth of a new generation of grocery concepts that represent a significant departure from the traditional grocery model.

February 25, 2015

Target closed out a “year of transition” and is now looking to the future as it sharpens its focus on key priorities, including digital, smaller formats and wellness.

February 18, 2015

Customer satisfaction with retail is down for the first time in four years.

February 11, 2015

Target is continuing to re-define its digital offerings, this time by shutting down its two-year-old movie streaming service, Target Ticket.

February 4, 2015

Target chairman and CEO Brian Cornell has made some bold moves since arriving at Target last fall, but the most significant revelations concerning long term prospects will come in early March when the company hosts its first investor conference of the Cornell era on March 3.

February 3, 2015

Target’s goal of becoming a leading omnichannel retailer will be led by Tesco veteran Mike McNamara who joins the company as executive vice president and chief information officer.

December 18, 2014

Target chairman and CEO Brian Cornell, who took the helm earlier this year, is making a string of executive changes to help fuel the retailer's digital transformation and enhance the guest experience.

December 12, 2014

More than 40 major retail chains, including The Home Depot, Walmart, Kroger and Target, formed a specialized research council to facilitate the use of science to curtail theft and violence.

November 21, 2014

Count on Customer Growth Partners president and CEO Craig Johnson to provide a refreshing break from the standard Black Friday forecast.  Here’s his take on the top 10 retail-related holiday myths of 2014. 

November 20, 2014

Although the mobile payment adoption rate is increasing, industry experts realize that with convenience comes the burgeoning of security risks such as data breaches. 

September 30, 2014

With major credit card breaches recently confirmed at a number of America's largest retailers, payment security has become a serious problem almost overnight.

September 12, 2014

The program used to steal credit card data in the recent cyber attack on The Home Depot Inc. is reportedly not the same program used in the 2013 cyber attack on Target.

September 3, 2014

My experience in cyber security tells me that the retail sector probably represents the most fertile ground for cyber criminals.

September 2, 2014

Target’s back-to-school ad “Supplies They Need” resonated most with consumers among all back-to-school ads in 2014.

September 2, 2014

Walmart, Target, CVS Caremark and the Army & Air Force Exchange Service are among the 50 best companies for Latinas to work for, according the magazine Latina Style.

August 27, 2014

For the first time in eight decades of publishing, Chain Store Age has compiled a list of the nation’s top retail real estate brokers, ranking them based on number of retail transactions in 2013, dollar amount of those transactions and, just as importantly, reputation in the industry. From hundreds of nominations collected from retailers and brokerage houses earlier in the summer, we have selected 15 as our debut “power brokers” list.

July 31, 2014

Target is the grocery brand with the highest positive consumer sentiment rating. In a survey of the grocery habits of 763 consumers exclusively released to Chain Store Age, analytics technology provider Luminoso Technologies found that 60% of consumers had positive sentiment about Target as a grocery retailer.

June 26, 2014

Target announced that all 124 store locations it has opened across Canada in 2013 have been awarded Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) certification.

June 24, 2014

Unlike most consumers, the retail industry doesn’t take a holiday in the summer. As we head into July, three very different retail companies are very much in the news. One has the industry all abuzz over who will be its next chief, while another has launched a pioneering employee initiative. And the newly appointed chief of the third wants to turn a cult L.A. brand into a global powerhouse. I’m fascinated by all three:

June 23, 2014

Nearly all online orders of $50 or more at Target will now qualify for free shipping.

May 21, 2014

Don't expect a lot from Target this quarter. The data breach and subsequent fallout - including leadership turnover and ongoing shopper trust issues - weigh like an albatross around the retailer's neck.