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Target appoints chief marketing officer

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. has named Rick Gomez to the position of executive vice president and chief marketing officer. Gomez succeeds Jeff Jones, who left the company in September to join Uber Technologies Inc. In his new role, Gomez will be responsible for furthering Target’s brand positioning and leading the integration of all the retailer’s

Target grocery chief to depart

Target grocery chief to depart

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. announced that Anne Dament, senior vice president of grocery merchandising, will be leaving the company on Nov. 18 after 18 months in the role. The retailer said it will conduct an extensive search within and outside the company to find Dament’s replacement. Her duties are being transitioned to Mark Tritton, Target’s

Target chief marketing officer exits to join Uber

Target chief marketing officer exits to join Uber

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. executive vice president and chief marketing officer Jeff Jones is leaving the company to join online car service company Uber. Target said Tuesday that Jones is leaving the company effective Sept. 9. Jones, who has served as Target’s top marketer since 2012, will become the president of ride sharing at Uber,

Execs honored with Retailer of the Year awards

Execs honored with Retailer of the Year awards

NEW YORK — Racher Press Inc., the publisher of Chain Drug Review and Mass Market Retailers, presented its 2015 Retailer of the Year awards last evening in New York City. The annual event drew retailer and supplier executives from across the food, drug and mass channel to a ballroom at the new headquarters of Time

Exec duties expanded at Target

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. chief executive officer Brian Cornell has announced several leadership changes. Casey Carl, Target’s president of omnichannel, will take on the newly created role of chief strategy and innovation officer and will report directly to Cornell. Carl will oversee a new center of excellence in data, analytics and business intelligence, an effort