Target Corp. is benefiting from the economic downturn, while other retailers are getting battered by it.
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.
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.
Prosecutors say a California judge has ordered Target Corp. to pay $22.5 million for illegally disposing hazardous waste at stores throughout the state.
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.
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.
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.
Target Corp. said a key revenue figure rose 1.7 percent in October, slightly better than expected.