News and Articles About Target

Wal-Mart, Target Gird for Toughest Black Friday Battle Yet
Competition

Wal-Mart, Target Gird for Toughest Black Friday Battle Yet

The retailers are offering deeper and longer discounts this coming Black Friday, fighting to win a holiday neither can afford to lose.
Phil Wahba
#AlexFromTarget Likely Not a Marketing Scheme So Much as a Good Old-Fashioned Meme
Viral Marketing

#AlexFromTarget Likely Not a Marketing Scheme So Much as a Good Old-Fashioned Meme

A beta startup called Breakr is now back peddling from its initial claims that it was responsible for the viral spectacle.
Geoff Weiss
Tell Us:  Is it Wrong for Stores to Stay Open on Thanksgiving?
Black Friday

Tell Us: Is it Wrong for Stores to Stay Open on Thanksgiving?

Should Thanksgiving be a day of rest for employees, or should we accept that Black Friday now starts on Thursday?
Kate Taylor
Home Depot Reports Bigger Breach Than Target; Criminals Used Custom Malware
Hackers

Home Depot Reports Bigger Breach Than Target; Criminals Used Custom Malware

Home Depot's cyberattack put 56 million credit cards at risk, significantly more than Target's breach.
Kate Taylor
Prepare for the Attack of the Data-Sucking Cyber Zombies
Cyber Security

Prepare for the Attack of the Data-Sucking Cyber Zombies

Data breaches are the technology equivalent of burglary, so make a habit of locking up your data.
Andrew Van Noy
Watch Where You Swipe: Hackers Have Done More Damage Than You Realize
Hacking

Watch Where You Swipe: Hackers Have Done More Damage Than You Realize

More than 1,000 American businesses have been affected by in-store cash register breaches, estimates the Department of Homeland Security.
Laura Entis
P.F. Chang's Says Credit-Card Breach Affected 33 Restaurants
Security

P.F. Chang's Says Credit-Card Breach Affected 33 Restaurants

The Asian-themed restaurant chain revealed the breach affected 33 locations across 16 states.
Kate Taylor
Last Week, Brian Cornell Resigned From Pepsi. Now He's Target's New CEO.
Target

Last Week, Brian Cornell Resigned From Pepsi. Now He's Target's New CEO.

He arrives at a precarious time for the company, which is still recovering from last year's massive data breach.
Laura Entis
Are Gun Bans the Right Political Move for Brands?
Public Relations

Are Gun Bans the Right Political Move for Brands?

Target's recent decision to ban guns along with other brands, such as Starbucks, Chili's and Sonic, brings with it impassioned reactions from both sides of the issue.
Target Joins the List of Stores Asking Customers to Keep Guns Out
Gun control

Target Joins the List of Stores Asking Customers to Keep Guns Out

Following open carry demonstrations, Target has joined a host of other chains in 'respectfully requesting' that customers to leave their guns at home.
Kate Taylor
Cyber Safeguard Faces Big Hurdle
Cyber Attacks

Cyber Safeguard Faces Big Hurdle

Two-factor authentication would make online transactions more secure, but there are issues on both the consumer and business sides.
Thorsten Trapp
Target's CMO Admits Culture Problems, Tells Employees 'Truth Will Set You Free'
Target

Target's CMO Admits Culture Problems, Tells Employees 'Truth Will Set You Free'

Target CMO Jeff Jones wrote a blog post on why companies should embrace criticism instead of switching to damage control.
Kate Taylor
Target's CEO Steps Down. But Why Now?
Leadership

Target's CEO Steps Down. But Why Now?

Target's board praised the way CEO Gregg Steinhafel 'held himself personally accountable' for the company's massive data breach five months ago, but has decided it's time for new leadership.
Geoff Weiss
Target Is Seriously Expanding Its Online Subscription Service
Target

Target Is Seriously Expanding Its Online Subscription Service

Target's online subscription service launched in September with just 150 baby-care items. Now, it's increasing its product offering tenfold, offering everything from K-cups to dog food for regular delivery.
Kate Taylor