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Target plans $7 billion investment

Target plans $7 billion investment

NEW YORK — Target executives have announced plans to invest $7 billion over the next three years in an effort to win back the hearts of consumers after a disappointing 2016 that saw sales and net earnings fall. In its meeting with the financial community Tuesday, the retailer’s leaders said Target will “reimagine” about 600

John Butcher, senior vice president of merchandising for beauty and DermStore, Target

MINNEAPOLIS — Style is one of Target Corp.’s signature categories, businesses the retailer has said it wants to be known for, and that offer some of the biggest opportunities for it to stand out and win with consumers. Beauty (along with apparel and home) plays an important role within style, notes John Butcher, senior vice

Target reveals its holiday strategy

Target reveals its holiday strategy

NEW YORK — Target Corp. on Tuesday unveiled its 2016 holiday strategy, which includes new merchandise and promotions, and a marketing campaign centered around a Broadway-style production called “The Toycracker.” “Target is at our very best during the holidays, and we’re building on last year’s winning formula to make the 2016 holiday season even better,”

Holiday selling season preview

Holiday selling season preview

The autumn holiday selling season is upon us — and clues are scarce as to which mass retailers will emerge in the best shape. Indeed, very little data has surfaced as to which products look to dominate, or which retailers appear most confident that the upcoming Christmas selling season will turn out well. The soon-to-be-waged

Digital retail a game changer

Digital retail a game changer

The struggles between brick-and-mortar retailers and their online offspring continue. More precisely, the competition shows no signs of abating — or reaching any conclusion. If anything, it has gathered momentum, with the insertion of Amazon as the target of brick-and-mortar retailers seeking to build a viable online ­business. Perhaps enough has been said and written

MinuteClinics open in Dallas-Ft. Worth Target stores

MinuteClinics open in Dallas-Ft. Worth Target stores

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS MinuteClinic has opened eight new locations inside Target stores in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area. Parent company CVS Health said Tuesday that the new MinuteClinics are located in Allen, Denton, Flower Mound, Frisco (in two Target stores), Hurst, Plano and Watauga, Texas. Overall, MinuteClinic now has 50 walk-in medical clinics in

MinuteClinics open in Chicago-area Target stores

MinuteClinics open in Chicago-area Target stores

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — MinuteClinic’s locations in the Chicago area now include Target stores. CVS Health said Monday that MinuteClinics have opened inside 13 Target stores in Cook, DuPage, Kane and Lake counties in Illinois. Chicago represents MinuteClinic’s largest metropolitan market in the United States. The new retail health clinics give MinuteClinic 56 locations overall in

Amazon sues former executive hired by Target

Amazon sues former executive hired by Target

SEATTLE — Amazon.com Inc. has filed suit against Arthur Valdez, its former senior supply chain and logistics operator, seeking to prevent him from starting a new job with Target Corp. Target announced last month that it had hired Valdez to serve as executive vice president, chief supply chain and logistics officer. Valdez, who is due

First MinuteClinics debut in Target stores

First MinuteClinics debut in Target stores

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has opened its first MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics inside Target stores in the Charlotte and Raleigh-Durham, N.C., markets. CVS said Tuesday that the clinics are located in three stores in Charlotte and Concord and eight stores in The Triangle in Apex, Carey, Durham, Raleigh and Wake Forest. All have been

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