| Aug 5, 2014
| 6:50 AM
Target Corp cut its second-quarter earnings estimate due to a significant rise in costs related to a data breach last year and higher promotions and discounts to lure customers in North America.
The third-largest U.S. retailer also warned of weak sales...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 4:12 AM
Happy Freebie Friday!
It's time for my fabulous freebie free-for-all! This week's list features $25 off at Best Buy, a free Rotisserie Chicken Burger at Boston Market (again), a free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (again) as the chain continues to give away sweet...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 11:05 AM
Target Corp. on Thursday named Brian Cornell, a senior executive at PepsiCo Inc., to be its new chief executive, becoming the first outsider to lead the nation's fourth-largest retailer.
Cornell, 55, will also become the chairman of the Minneapolis-based...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Target Corp. has named a new chief executive and chairman to shepherd the retailer beyond a massive data-hacking incident that marred its last holiday season.
The nation's third largest retailer said Brian Cornell, who most recently served as an...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 9:56 AM
Goodwill Industries International said an investigation is underway over a possible theft of customer credit card numbers.
The nonprofit said federal authorities and a payment card industry fraud investigative unit told Goodwill on Friday that “...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 5:07 PM
To the money managers at Silversage Advisors in Irvine, it seemed like a no-brainer to store backup computer drives far from the main office to ensure seamless operations in case of a calamity.
Then professional burglars hit the home where the drives...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 12:20 PM
Target Corp.'s new chairman and CEO, Brian Cornell, is getting a compensation package worth up to $36.6 million to join the Minneapolis-based retailer.
The package is anchored by a stock grant of about $20 million to cover incentives Cornell is leaving...
| May 19, 2014
| 1:12 PM
Many Target Corp. customers are ready to move past the massive data breach.
About 85% of the retail chain's shoppers do not plan to change their spending habits at Target in the next year even after a breach exposed up to 40 million payment card...
| May 5, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Target Corp. said that Chief Executive and Chairman Gregg Steinhafel is leaving in the wake of the devastating data breach late last year that hurt profits, shook customer confidence in the No. 3 U.S. retailer and prompted congressional hearings.
| May 14, 2014
| 6:57 PM
Retail heavyweights such as J.C. Penney Co., Gap Inc., Nike Inc. and Walgreen Co. are joining forces with the Retail Industry Leaders Assn. to try to protect the industry from hackers and other cybercriminals.
On Wednesday, the companies and the trade...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 1:35 PM
Sam's Club is rolling out a credit card with a microchip to prevent fraud, the first major retailer to switch to a more secure payment card after hackers made off with a trove of private customer data at Target Corp. last year.
The warehouse retailer,...