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This year's Valentine's Day flower-ordering rush didn't bring any bouquets for online florists. The second biggest day of the year for sending flowers disappointed U.S. customers who took to Facebook and Twitter in droves to voice their outrage at 1-800-Flowers.com, FTD and ProFlowers.

Target Corporation announced that Tony Fisher has been named president of Target Canada. Fisher will be responsible for building the team, establishing the headquarters and leading the day-to-day operations of the corporation's recently announced expansion into Canada.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Target Corporation "Tony has a strong sense of Target's unique culture, merchandising strategy and brand and a proven record of delivering results," said Michael Francis, chief marketing officer of Target Corporation and executive committee sponsor of Target Canada. "His positive energy, broad merchandise experience and keen understanding of what differentiates Target in the retail industry make Tony well-suited for this new role and position Target for success in Canada." Last week, Target announced that the company has acquired leasehold interests in up to 220 sites from Zellers Inc. and plans to open 100

Fingerhut Direct Marketing, Inc. announced today that it has changed its corporate name to Bluestem Brands, Inc.  The renaming of the company signifies the company’s progression from a catalog company to a multi-brand, multi-channel retailer.  Bluestem Brands, Inc. will operate under its two retail brands: Fingerhut and Gettington.com.

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