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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
Porn Accident: US Airways Issues Worst Brand Tweet of All Time
Social Media

Porn Accident: US Airways Issues Worst Brand Tweet of All Time

The airline's recent PR nightmare is a reminder to slow down, pay closer attention and think before you tweet.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Target Falls for the Terrifying 'Thigh Gap' Trend and Totally Gets Busted
Target

Target Falls for the Terrifying 'Thigh Gap' Trend and Totally Gets Busted

On the heels of its massive data breach, Target has something else to apologize for. And what it screwed up this time could have girls everywhere feeling even worse about their bodies.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Target CIO Out Following Data Breach
Target

Target CIO Out Following Data Breach

The retailer is shaking up its digital-security strategy after suffering one of the worst credit-card hacks in history.
Ray Hennessey
Target to Collaborate With Top Pinterest Users on Party Collections
Marketing

Target to Collaborate With Top Pinterest Users on Party Collections

The retailer is working with three top 'Pinners' to design party-themed capsule collections that will be sold in stores and online.
Laura Entis
Preventing Another Target Attack
Technology

Preventing Another Target Attack

For retailers that don't want to be the next Target or Neiman Marcus, here are three tips they can do to protect themselves.
Eric Basu