Kids Lead Target's Back-to-School Strategy
July 19, 2016 at 9:29 am

Target is taking an innovative approach to back-to-school (BTS) season this year by involving kids every step of the way, from marketing to product development. The retailer announced Monday that it will build on the success of its kid-inspired Cat & Jack and Pillowfort lines by relying on kids to direct how it will fund school…

Target Updates Coupon Policy
July 14, 2016 at 11:00 am

Target updated its point-of-sale cash register software and its coupon policy to make sure discounts are accurate at checkout.

Retailers Announce Deals to Compete With Prime Day
July 11, 2016 at 1:26 pm

Black Friday is coming five months early for some retailers. Stores including Target, Sears and Banana Republic are offering deals around the same time as’s Prime Day sale, which occurs tomorrow. Competing retailers are betting that customers in the mood to shop — and maybe do some online price comparison — will head to more than just Amazon. Total Retail's…

Target, Cam Newton Connect for Father's Day
June 21, 2016 at 10:29 am

Many new dads celebrated their first Father’s Day this past Sunday, and you can add Carolina Panther’s quarterback Cam Newton to that list. With his new dad status, Newton teamed up with Target to offer his fresh perspective to shoppers looking for gifts. The quarterback gave advice to young fans in the Charlotte area as…

In the News: Home Depot Suing Visa, MasterCard Over Security
June 16, 2016 at 2:30 pm

In today's news roundup, find out why Home Depot is suing Visa and MasterCard; the issue that almost caused Macy's workers in New York City to go on strike; Wal-Mart's strategy for optimizing in-store workers; and Target's latest collaboration.

Target Charges Suppliers More to Help Offload Unsold Inventory
June 9, 2016 at 12:11 pm

Target  is asking many suppliers to take on up to an extra 3 percent to 5 percent of the cost of promotions and price cuts after slow sales so far this year. Retailers often use price discounts combined with promotions to sell slow-moving items and make room for newer products. Suppliers also have their own offers and…

Amazon Prime Reaches Peak Membership: Why Target Should Worry
June 3, 2016 at 10:22 am

In the age of, and its Prime membership perk of free two-day shipping, three days to five days appears to be stretching into a long wait for consumers. With the online powerhouse recently giving shoppers the ability to join Prime on a monthly basis — making the expense a little more palatable for those…

Target Ending Curbside Pickup Pilot Program
May 31, 2016 at 10:44 am

If you were hoping that Target’s curbside pickup would eventually reach your city, your hopes are for naught. Target tells Consumerist the pilot program will be discontinued effective June 15. After Consumerist received word that the program — which kicked off in October 2014 with partner Curbside, and was being tested in 121 stores in the…