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Target pledges 20% increase in number of black employees

Target pledges 20% increase in number of black employees

MINNEAPOLIS – Target on Thursday unveiled new diversity and inclusion goals aimed at increasing representation of black employees across its workforce by 20% over the next three years. “Inclusivity is a deeply rooted value at Target and we’ve had an ambitious diversity and inclusion strategy for many years for our guests and team,” chief human

Target is expanding its Good & Gather food brand

Target is expanding its Good & Gather food brand

MINNEAPOLIS — Target is bolstering its year-old private-label Good & Gather grocery brand via the addition of hundreds of new items as well as the introduction of premium foods under the new Good & Gather Signature label. New premium offerings will include small-batch Italian sauces, specialty coffees and gourmet pastas and pizzas, Target said in

Derica Rice, Christine Leahy named to Target’s board of directors

Derica Rice, Christine Leahy named to Target’s board of directors

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. announced on Wednesday that its board of directors has elected Christine (Chris) Leahy, president, chief executive officer and director of CDW, and Derica Rice, former executive vice president of CVS Health and president of CVS Caremark, as directors. Leahy’s appointment becomes effective January 1, 2021, and Rice’s appointment becomes effective August 31, 2020.

Closed Loop Partners launches consortium

Closed Loop Partners launches consortium

NEW YORK – The Center for the Circular Economy at Closed Loop Partners and leading retailers CVS Health, Target and Walmart have joined forces with the aim to reinvent the single-use plastic retail bag, with the goal of identifying, testing and implementing viable design solutions and models that more sustainably serve the purpose of the current retail

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

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