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Target Corp. To Pay $2.8M Discrimination Settlement

Target Corp. has agreed to pay $2.8 million to settle a hiring discrimination claim filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

08/24/2015

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Target Is Getting Its Groove Back: Turnaround Takes Hold

Target is on its way back. Shoppers are visiting the company’s stores more often and spending more on each trip, the Minneapolis-based discount-store chain said Wednesday. The company raised its annual profit outlook and said its second-quarter net income more than tripled. The upbeat report is evidence efforts to spruce up fashions and other merchandise are paying off for CEO Brian Cornell.

08/19/2015

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Target Reaches Deal To Settle Breach Claims With Visa

Target has reached a deal to pay up to $67 million to settle Visa claims related to a massive 2013 data breach that resulted in the theft of millions of debit and credit card numbers. Both Target Corp. and Visa Inc. confirmed the agreement Tuesday, but wouldn’t put a dollar amount on the deal.

08/18/2015

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Target Promotes CFO To New Role

Target is making more executive changes, promoting Chief Financial Officer John Mulligan to the newly created role of chief operating officer. Mulligan, who also will become executive vice president, assumes oversight of stores, supply chain and properties effective Sept. 1.

08/17/2015

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Target Looking To Sell West Campus In St. Louis Park

Target’s west campus could be moving. According to a Target spokesperson, Target wants to put it’s west campus building up for sale this November and move the 1,300 employees housed there to the Brooklyn Park campus.

08/13/2015

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Mpls. Police: Dead Body Found With Signs Of Homicidal Violence

Minneapolis police are investigating after a body of a man was discovered behind the East Lake Street Target Wednesday morning.

08/12/2015

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Target Considers Adding Grocery Delivery Service

Officials with Target announced Wednesday morning they will soon be implementing grocery delivery. Chief Marketing Officer Jeff Jones announced the move to marketing partners Wednesday morning.

08/12/2015

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2 Men Charged With Credit Card Fraud After Stealing Almost $5.5K

Two men have been charged with identify theft and fraud after using fraudulent credit cards in nine metro area cities.

08/11/2015

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Target Phasing Out Some Gender-Based Signs

Target announced Friday it would be phasing out some gender-based signs in its stores.

08/07/2015

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Program Places Hundreds Of Low-Income Students In Paid Internships

Over two hundred Minnesota high school students are officially drafted as of Thursday morning. The 233 students have been drafted to work for 55 Twin Cities Corporations as paid interns.

08/06/2015

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‘TargetExpress’ & ‘CityTarget’ Stores To Be Renamed ‘Target’

More than a dozen Target stores will have different names by fall. The Minnesota company said Tuesday it is rebranding its 14 Target Express and City Targets across the country. Those are smaller, urban stores like the one in Minneapolis’ Dinkytown neighborhood.

08/04/2015

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Target Set To Upgrade To Safer Card Technology

Changes are on the way for customers in the check-out line. After the Target data breach that impacted at least 40 million accounts, stores and banks decided to upgrade to chip-implanted credit cards.

08/03/2015

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Target Defends Selling Women’s ‘Trophy’ Shirt

Target says it had no intention of offending anyone by selling a women’s shirt with the word “Trophy” written on the front of it.

07/22/2015

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Target Recalls Circo Nightlights

Target is recalling 143-thousand nightlights because they may pose a fire hazard.

07/22/2015

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Target’s ‘Trophy Wife’ T-Shirt Puts Retailer In Critics’ Cross-Hairs

Minneapolis-based Target is being accused of selling sexist T-shirts for women with the words “trophy” and “Mrs.” on them.

07/21/2015

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DeRusha Eats: Peace Coffee

It is the accidental coffee company. Peace Coffee in Minneapolis started as a pilot project of a nonprofit, and has grown into one of the most successful coffee roasters in the upper Midwest.

07/16/2015

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Get Movin’ Monday: July Deals

When you think July, you might not think shopping season — but you should! Our deals expert Carrie Rocha says this is her favorite month to shop because the deals are some of the best you can find all year! She Gets’ Us Movin this Monday with what to buy.

07/06/2015

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Target’s Merchandising Exec Stepping Down From Post

Target says that its chief merchandising and supply chain officer, Kathryn Tesija, is exiting her post. The retailer said in a regulatory filing on Thursday that Tesija, who also serves as executive vice president, will move temporarily to a strategic adviser role on July 6. The company She plans to leave the company in April 2016.

06/25/2015

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Target Pulls Confederate Soldier Costume

Target Corporation has removed a Confederate officer costume from sales on its website in the aftermath of the murders at a black Charleston, South Carolina church last week.

06/23/2015

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Target Cuts 140 Corporate Jobs, Closes 50 Open Positions

Target Corp. officials said Wednesday that the Minneapolis-based retailer has eliminated about 140 jobs from its downtown headquarters.

06/17/2015

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Target Selling Pharmacy, Clinic Businesses To CVS Health

Target is selling its pharmacy and clinic businesses to the drugstore chain CVS Health for about $1.9 billion in a deal that combines the resources of two retailers seeking to polish their reputations as health care providers.

06/15/2015

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Target Doubles Share Buyback To $10B; Dividend Up 7.7 Pct.

Target is doubling its share buyback program to $10 billion and boosting its quarterly dividend by 7.7 percent. The announcement comes after the company inadvertently said on its website Tuesday that it was taking those actions, but that was before the decisions had been affirmed by the board.

06/10/2015

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Ohio Mom Calls Target Out Over ‘Girls’ Building Sets’

An Ohio mother is ‘calling out’ Target on Twitter because of what she saw in the toy section of her local store.

06/09/2015

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Albertville Woman Discovers Black Widow Spider In Grapes Bought At Target

An Albertville woman says she found a juvenile black widow spider in a bag of grapes she bought from a Twin Cities Target store. Kelly Steinke told the North Wright County Today earlier this week she posted a picture of the spider to an online identification site and was told it was a juvenile Western Black Widow.

06/04/2015

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Target To Collaborate With Designer Adam Lippes

Target is hoping to score again with another designer collaboration. In April, they caused a shopping frenzy at its stores across the nation when it released a limited edition line by designer Lilly Pulitzer. It even caused Target’s website to crash.

06/04/2015

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