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Target increases starting wage to $15 an hour

Target increases starting wage to $15 an hour

MINNEAPOLIS — Target announced on Wednesday a number of industry-leading updates and extensions to its pay and benefits. Beginning July 5, it will permanently raise its starting wage for U.S. team members to $15 per hour. Additionally, the company will give a one-time recognition bonus of $200 to its frontline store and distribution center hourly workers for their efforts throughout

Target commits $10 million and ongoing resources for rebuilding efforts and advancing social justice

Target commits $10 million and ongoing resources for rebuilding efforts and advancing social justice

MINNEAPOLIS —  Target  announced on Friday a $10 million commitment in addition to ongoing resources to advance social justice and support rebuilding and recovery efforts in local communities. “Target stands with Black families, communities and team members. As we face an inflection point in Minneapolis and across the country, we’re listening to our team, guests and communities, committed

Protests, violence force store closures over George Floyd killing

Protests, violence force store closures over George Floyd killing

NEW YORK — Target, Walmart and CVS were among the major retailers forced to temporarily close stores over the weekend in the face of ongoing protests across the country. Target is temporarily closing stores in California, Georgia, Minnesota, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. The retailer said in a statement on Sunday that it was prioritizing the rebuilding

Target rolls out new measures to promote safety and social distancing

Target rolls out new measures to promote safety and social distancing

MINNEAPOLIS — As Target stores across the country continue helping millions of guests shop for the food, medicine and other essentials they need, the retailer announced Friday new safety measures to help reduce the spread of the coronavirus. Effective April 4, Target will actively monitor and, when needed, meter guest traffic in its nearly 1,900

Target announces reduced store hours amid COVID-19 outbreak

Target announces reduced store hours amid COVID-19 outbreak

MINNEAPOLIS — Target has made adjustments to its business hours and other measures amid the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Beginning March 18, all Target stores will close by 9 p.m. local time daily, which will provide the team additional time for cleaning and restocking each day. In addition, the retailer announced that it

Unilever and Sundial Brands announce Emerge for natural hair

Unilever and Sundial Brands announce Emerge for natural hair

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — Unilever and Sundial Brands launched on Wednesday a new line of textured hair care products for Gen Z multicultural women available exclusively at Target. Emerge was designed for today’s next generation naturals who want to explore different hairstyles and lifestyles. The brand was founded to enable these acts of self-discovery at

BLK & Bold Specialty Beverages teams with Target

BLK & Bold Specialty Beverages teams with Target

DES MOINES, Iowa — BLK & Bold Specialty Beverages announced that the brand’s specialty coffees are now available nationwide in over 200 Target retail stores and soon-to-be online at Target.com, with further expansion later in January 2020. The product lineup consists of four 12 oz whole bean coffees retailing at $12.99 with features ranging from

Manscaped debuts Essentials Kit at Target

Manscaped debuts Essentials Kit at Target

SAN DIEGO — Manscaped, the below-the-waist grooming company providing precision-engineered tools and accessories for a simple and effective manscaping routine, announced today that its Essentials Kit will hit shelves nationwide at Target stores. A distinctive men’s grooming package featuring products specifically designed to trim a man’s most intimate areas, the Essentials Kit is a must-have

Target supporting Toys R Us relaunch

Target supporting Toys R Us relaunch

MINNEAPOLIS  — Consumers who shop at the new ToysRUs.com web site that launched on Tuesday will actually be buying from Target Corp. Tru Kids Brands, the new owner of the Toys”R”Us brand, is relying on Target’s toy assortment, digital capabilities and fulfillment services to support its new online Toys”R”Us shopping venue. “Target’s leadership in toys,

Target launching Good & Gather grocery brand

Target launching Good & Gather grocery brand

MINNEAPOLIS — After years of offering private-label brands in apparel and home goods, Target is announcing a new grocery brand called Good & Gather. Products from the new line Good & Gather will hit Target shelves beginning Sept. 15. The retailer said that by the end of 2020, the brand will have more than 2,000

How to shield Rx from the opioid crisis fallout

How to shield Rx from the opioid crisis fallout

Chain drug retailing has thus far largely escaped the repercussions of the opioid epidemic, an ongoing tragedy which has seen so many people become addicted to pharmaceutical products that, when taken as prescribed and properly managed, can bring needed relief to patients with serious illnesses or injuries. Several of America’s most prominent pharmaceutical houses have

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