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
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
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.
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
MINNEAPOLIS — Target is adding fresh and frozen grocery items to the list of items available through its Order Pickup and Drive Up services. Following successful pilots in the Twin Cities and Kansas City markets, the retailer will roll out the enhanced services to more than 400 stores by the end of the month. Target
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
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
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
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
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
MINNEAPOLIS — Target on Tuesday reported better than expected earnings in its fourth quarter and fiscal year and said it expects operating margins to grow by mid-single digits this year. Target posted net earnings of $834 million in the fourth quarter, an increase of 4.4% from a year earlier. Comparable-store sales were up 1.5% for
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
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
MINNEAPOLIS — Target announced plans on Thursday to open a new small-format store in Manhattan located on 42nd St between 7th and 8th Ave in Times Square. Projected to open by 2022, the Times Square store will be Target’s tenth open or planned small-format store in Manhattan – a priority growth market for the company.