November 4, 2014

Target Corp. announced that it planned to close 11 stores as of Feb. 1, 2015, citing performance issues.

October 22, 2014

Target Corp. on Wednesday fired the first retail salvo of the holiday season, announcing that, for the first time ever, it is offering free shipping on all online purchases—no matter the amount—from Oct. 22 through Dec. 20.

October 17, 2014

Target Canada is opening three new stores Oct. 17, located in Ottawa, Ont; Sheridan Centre in Mississauga, Ont. and Polo Park in Winnipeg, Man.

September 5, 2014

Target Corp. is expanding out of its Minneapolis home base with its new, small-format TargetExpress concept.

August 1, 2014

Target opens three new stores in Canada Aug. 1 and plans three more new Canadian stores later in the fall.

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.

May 20, 2014

In a management shakeup, Target Corp. has replaced Tony Fisher, president of its troubled Canadian operations, with 15-year company veteran Mark Schindele, effective immediately.

April 17, 2014

Target has increased the number of goods it offers for sale via online subscription by adding more than 1,600 items, according to the Associated Press.

April 14, 2014

A new retail concept, coop & spree, will open its first location this August, in the trendy Nolita section of Manhattan. Targeted at stylish young women, the store will combine apparel and accessory designers from around the world with interactive technologies.

January 29, 2014

Target Corp. announced that it will continue its Canadian expansion in 2014 by adding another nine locations to the 124 Target stores now open in all 10 provinces.

October 24, 2013

Target Corp. is making a big online push for the holidays, including expanding its in-store pick-up program for products ordered online to all of its U.S. stores by Nov. 1 (the service is now available in about half of the chain’s locations).

September 25, 2013

Target Corp. is rolling out its Target Ticket digital video service nationwide.

August 21, 2013

Target Corp. reported that its second quarter profit dropped 13% to $611 million in the quarter ended Aug. 3, down from $704 million a year earlier, amid start-up costs related to its entry into Canada.

July 8, 2013

Target plans to open the doors to an additional 20 stores in Canada between July 16 and July 30.

June 28, 2013

Target announced plans to open new stores in Fresno and Rocklin, Calif., in March 2014.

May 7, 2013

One hundred and forty one billion dollars. That's the estimated brand value of Walmart, according to Interbrand's "Best Global Brands" report. The annual study ranks the 50 most valuable U.S. retail brands, along with the top store brands in countries around the world.

May 6, 2013

Target announced the soft opening dates for 24 locations in Western Canada, with 22 stores opening on May 7 and two opening on May 14.

April 16, 2013

Target Corp. said it will miss its first-quarter profit outlook as seasonal and weather-sensitive items underperformed.

March 11, 2013

Target Corp. is shuttering — at least for now — its “The Shops at Target” concept, which showcased exclusive goods from select independent boutique retailers within in-store shops in Target stores, the Star Tribune reported.

March 6, 2013

Fast Company magazine and Target are sponsoring a competition, the Target Retail Accelerator, that will award $75,000 to a developer who creates the best new mobile app or mobile website for the retailer.

February 27, 2013

Target Corp. reported a profit of $961 million for the fourth quarter, down from $981 million in the year-ago period.

January 25, 2013

Target officially unveiled its partners, owned brands and limited-time only collections that will be featured in its Canadian stores, which will start opening in March/April 2013.

December 17, 2012

Target announced plans to open a 140,000-sq.-ft. store in Pomona, Calif., in October 2013.

November 27, 2012

Target will sponsor a tour across Canada that will visit more than 20 communities ahead of the planned opening of its stores in the country, the retailer said Tuesday.