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Christina Hennington

Video Forum: Christina Hennington, Target

Video Forum: Christina Hennington, Target

  In this week’s Video Forum, Christina Hennington, executive vice president and chief growth officer at Target, discusses the company’s success at tailoring its business model to changing circumstances and consumer needs. Among the subjects she addresses are Target’s guiding principles, the development of owned brands and their place in the merchandise mix, and the

‘Ulta Beauty at Target’ concept to debut

‘Ulta Beauty at Target’ concept to debut

MINNEAPOLIS — The first Ulta Beauty at Target departments are set to debut next month in 100 stores, the partnering retailers said on Wednesday. The list of initial stores for the launch is available here. “Ulta Beauty at Target is unmatched in the industry, bringing guests the opportunity to discover new prestige brands while they

Target commits to Black-owned businesses

Target commits to Black-owned businesses

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. announced Wednesday its commitment to spend more than $2 billion with Black-owned businesses by the end of 2025. Target is pledging to add products across its multi-category assortment from more than 500 Black-owned businesses and engage more Black-owned companies to enhance its retail operations and shopping experience. In addition to spending more

Hennington gets new company role

MINNEAPOLIS — Christina Hennington has been named executive vice president and chief growth officer at Target Corp., in one of a number of leadership changes the company announced recently. “At the core of Target’s success is the most talented team in retail,” Target chairman and chief executive officer Brian Cornell said. “I’m confident these moves

Target debuts enhanced Apple departments

Target debuts enhanced Apple departments

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. is partnering with Apple to offer an expanded assortment of the brand’s products and services, the retailer said Thursday. The new shopping experience, similar to departments Target has created with Disney, Ulta Beauty and Levi Strauss & Co., is part of the retailer’s effort to become a destination for sought-after brands.

Target reconfigures executive team

Target reconfigures executive team

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. has named a new chief growth officer in one of a number of leadership changes the company announced on Tuesday. “At the core of Target’s success is the most talented team in retail,” Target chairman and CEO Brian Cornell said, chairman and CEO, Target. “The depth of expertise across Target’s leadership

Target rolls out “Black Friday Now” deals

Target rolls out “Black Friday Now” deals

MINNEAPOLIS — Target has announced its “Black Friday Now” deals, a series of week-long sales that run throughout November. The retailer is also updating and expanding its Price Match Guarantee. “We’re taking a completely new approach to Black Friday, giving guests more flexibility and ensuring they can plan ahead for a safe, stress-free shopping experience,”

Target Deal Days to kick off holiday season

Target Deal Days to kick off holiday season

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. will kick off the holiday shopping season with its Target Deal Days sales event on October 13 and 14. The retailer said its holiday sales push this year will include nearly 1 million more deals than last year, Black Friday pricing throughout November and an extended Price Match Guarantee. “This year,

Tritton exits, Fiddelke advances at Target

Tritton exits, Fiddelke advances at Target

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. chief merchant Mark Tritton is resigning to become CEO of Bed, Bath & Beyond. With his departure, Target has tapped Christina Hennington and Jill Sando, two executives with nearly 40 years of combined experience with the company, to head the retailer’s merchandising organization on an interim basis. They will report directly to Target

Target adding eight new beauty brands

Target adding eight new beauty brands

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. is expanding its beauty offering by introducing eight cosmetics brands, which collectively offer more than 150 products designed for consumers with medium to dark skin tones. “We know our guests have a wide range of beauty needs and preferences, and we want to make sure Target has the best assortment for