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Retailers offer help

NEW YORK — Hurricane Harvey brought record rainfall to Houston and flash floods across the Texas and Louisiana coastal region. The storm also elicited an outpouring of generosity from the retail ­community. Walmart, the nation’s largest retailer by sales, and the Walmart Foundation announced they had committed up to $20 million in support of relief

Target names Pak chief strategy and innovation officer

Target names Pak chief strategy and innovation officer

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. on Wednesday announced the appointment of Minsok Pak as executive vice president and chief strategy and innovation officer, effective September 11. Pak will oversee Target’s enterprise strategy development and retail innovation, and he will serve as a member of the retailer’s leadership team. “Minsok brings deep business acumen and proven leadership

Target adds two food and beverage VPs

Target adds two food and beverage VPs

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. said on Monday it was hiring two senior executives to advance the retailer’s food and beverage strategy. Mark Kenny, currently at Walmart, will join Target as vice president divisional, meat and fresh prepared food, with oversight for the meat, seafood, deli, bakery and prepared food categories. Liz Nordlie, now at General

Target to acquire Grand Junction

Target to acquire Grand Junction

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. has acquired a transportation technology company to enhance its delivery capabilities. The company — San Francisco-based Grand Junction — is already working with Target on a delivery pilot at its store in New York’s Tribeca neighborhood. Grand Junction uses its software and data to connect retailers with local delivery services to

Target test takes aim at Amazon

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. is testing a household essentials delivery service that is said to have cheaper shipping and shorter delivery times than those available to Amazon.com Inc.’s Prime Pantry customers. The service, called Target Restock, launched late last month as a pilot in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area for the retailer’s RedCard holders. Target said

Border adjustment tax runs afoul of retailers

WASHINGTON — The proposed border adjustment tax will hit American consumers with price hikes, Target Corp. chairman and chief executive officer Brian Cornell testified last month at a House hearing. “American families — your constituents — would pay more so many multinational corporations can pay even less,” Cornell told the House Ways and Means Committee.

Target settles data breach claims

NEW YORK — Target Corp. reported it has reached an $18.5 million settlement with 47 states and the District of Columbia over the retailer’s data breach that occurred just prior to Christmas 2013. The announcement was made by New York attorney general Eric Schneiderman. The breach, which Target has said occurred between November 27 and

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