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07/31/2013 - 12:42

Target’s second quarter just ended and if the dourest of back-to-school spending forecasts proves correct the company’s expectations for same-store sale growth in the range of 2% to 3% could prove optimistic and its third quarter outlook could come under pressure.

07/31/2013 - 10:18

The focus of retail analysts will be squarely on Target later this year when the company hosts an investor conference in Toronto on October 30. It will be the company’s first such event since entering the market and by the fall the company should have all of its 124 planned stores open and ready to roll for Christmas. For more details and to add to your calendar, click here.

07/31/2013 - 10:13

Back-to-school season is underway in Canada and for Target, which opened its first stores in Canada earlier this year, the stakes could not be higher.

07/11/2013 - 16:00

Target is aiming its latest digital marketing campaign at college students and their families just in time for the back-to-school season.

07/10/2013 - 14:16

Target Corp. appointed former senator and secretary of the interior Kenneth Salazar to its board of directors. He replaces Mary Dillon, who resigned her spot.

07/10/2013 - 13:43

Michael Francis left his role as Target’s chief marketing officer for presumably greener pastures at J.C. Penney.

07/10/2013 - 13:38

Key changes that took effect last week within Target’s merchandising organization are intended to maximize the retailer’s long range opportunities within the rapidly growing grocery business.

07/10/2013 - 13:17

A social shopping list app called Divvy was chosen from among more than 76 entrants who participated in innovative exercise in crowd-sourced digital development conducted by Target and Fast Company.

07/08/2013 - 13:29

Another 20 Target stores are set to open next week in Canada, bringing the retailer’s total to 68 units with another 66 units planned for the second half of the year.

07/08/2013 - 08:23

Department store executive and Target co-founder Douglas Dayton died Saturday of cancer at 88.