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Target Ad Campaign Puts Food In The Spotlight

Is Target’s grocery aisle ready for its close up?

01/04/2013

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Target’s Commons Include A Basketball Court, Fitness Studio & More

Target Corp. has a new building for employees. Target Plaza Commons is a center to help create dynamic and flexible meeting spaces, and provide wellness activities for Target workers.

10/02/2012

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Target’s June Revenue Gauge Rises, But Misses View

Discount retailer Target Corp. says a key revenue measure rose 2.1 percent in June as shoppers spent more on food and health and beauty items.

07/05/2012

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Target’s 1Q Profits Up 1.2 Percent

Target Corp. raised its profit outlook Wednesday after reporting better-than-expected first-quarter results that were boosted by increased spending on food and cheap chic fashions.

05/16/2012

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Target’s 1Q Profits Up 1.2 Percent

Target Corp. reported a 1.2 percent increase in first-quarter profit and raised its earnings forecast for the full year due to strong sales of its food and cheap chic fashions.

05/16/2012

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Target Phasing Out Amazon’s Kindle

Target Corp. is phasing out Amazon.com Inc.’s e-reader Kindle at its more than 1,700 stores and its website.

05/02/2012

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Target March Sales Figure Up 7.3 Percent

Target Corp. said Thursday a key sales figure rose a better-than-expected 7.3 percent in March, helped by warm weather. The discounter, with headquarters in Minneapolis, boosted its first-quarter earnings outlook based on solid results.

04/05/2012

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Target Pulls Card Poking Fun Of Whitney Houston

Target is pulling a greeting card that makes fun of the late singer Whitney Houston’s penchant for bad boys.

02/29/2012

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Target’s 4Q Profit Declines 5.2 Percent

Target Corp. reported a 5.2 percent drop in earnings for the fourth quarter, as big discounts to get tight-fisted shoppers to buy during the holiday season eroded profits.

02/23/2012

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Target Names New Chief Financial Officer

Target is promoting John Mulligan to chief financial officer. The move is effective April 1.

01/24/2012

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Target Suspends Effort To Sell Card Portfolio

Target Corp. says it is temporarily suspending its efforts to sell the portfolio that handles the balances credit cardholders owe the company, but plans to resume the talks later this year.

01/18/2012

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Target Will Buy Back Up To $5B In Shares

Discount chain Target Corp. says it will buy back up to another $5 billion in shares under a new stock repurchase program.

01/12/2012

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Target Recalls Flashlights Over Burn Hazard

Target stores are recalling an LED flashlight set after two customers reported receiving minor burns using them.

01/05/2012

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Target Cuts Outlook After Dec. Misses Expectations

Target lowered its earnings expectations Thursday following a disappointing December, with consumers waiting until the last minute to shop as well as weak sales of electronics.

01/05/2012

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Target Refuses To Use Eggs From MN Farm

Following McDonald’s lead, Target Corp. has now refused to use eggs from Sparboe Farms, where undercover cameras recorded unsanitary conditions and employees harming the chickens.

11/19/2011

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Target September Revenue Figure Jumps

Target Corp. said Thursday that sales of groceries, beauty products and clothing helped fuel a 5.3 percent September rise in revenue at stores open at least a year.

10/06/2011

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Target’s Head Of Marketing Leaves

Target Corp.’s head of marketing is leaving the company, the retailer announced Monday.

10/03/2011

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Target’s 2Q Profits Up 3.7 Percent

Target Corp. is benefiting from the economic downturn, while other retailers are getting battered by it.

08/17/2011

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Credit-Card Business Pushes Target Net Up 2.7 Pct

A stronger credit-card business helped Target Corp.’s net income rise 2.7 percent in the first quarter, even as customers were cautious about buying because of higher gas and food prices.

05/18/2011

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Judge: Gay Rights Group Can Canvass Outside Target

A judge ruled Thursday that a San Diego pro-gay marriage group can continue canvassing outside of Target stores in California, but the group’s volunteers must stay 30 feet away from store entrances and canvass at just one entrance at a time.

04/07/2011

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Target Settles Lawsuit Over Calif. Waste Disposal

Prosecutors say a California judge has ordered Target Corp. to pay $22.5 million for illegally disposing hazardous waste at stores throughout the state.

03/03/2011

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Target Revises Political Giving Policy After Flap

Target Corp. has revised its policy concerning political giving a few months after a controversy over its $150,000 donation to a business group that was backing a conservative Republican candidate for Minnesota governor.

02/17/2011

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Target Corp. To Expand Its Grocery Offerings

Minneapolis-based Target Corp. plans to remodel about 400 of its general merchandise stores across the nation in 2011, building upon the discounter’s latest strategy to bulk up its grocery offerings.

01/09/2011

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Target Hires Social Workers For Employee Morale

Minneapolis-based Target Corp. is reaching out to its employees this holiday season, and year-round, with a program to help with morale and attendance.

12/22/2010

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Target Key Revenue Figure Rises 1.7 Pct In Oct.

Target Corp. said a key revenue figure rose 1.7 percent in October, slightly better than expected.

11/04/2010

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