Target

Growth Strategies

'Alex From Target' Quits Cashier Gig to Pursue Movies, Music and National Tour

In a new YouTube video, the 17-year-old announced he would be going on tour, vending merchandise and pursuing a career in entertainment.
Security

U.S. to Establish New Cybersecurity Agency

A senior Obama official says the new agency will monitor cybersecurity threats, pooling and analyzing information on a spectrum of diffuse risks.
Target

Target Is Done With Canada

The retail company announced it will discontinue operations in the country after racking up billions in losses.
Collaborating

How an Innovative NYC Boutique Wooed Target's CEO

Rachel Shechtman's STORY is a radical reimagining of retail, and giants are taking note.
Black Friday

5 Major Retailers That Are Doing Black Friday Differently

This year, stores are opening up shop earlier than ever on Black Friday. Check out how retail giants like Kmart, Walmart and Target are planning to start off the holiday sales season.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Cybersecurity

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.