| Aug 4, 2014
| 9:05 AM
P.F. Chang’s China Bistro said Monday that 33 of its U.S. locations were impacted by a credit and debit card security breach including one at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg.
An investigation, first announced in June, found the breach that spanned...
| 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...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 8:50 AM
Target Corp. lowered its second-quarter earnings forecast Tuesday and said expenses from its massive data breach probably would be close to $150 million.
Promotional discounts in U.S. stores and weaker-than-expected sales in Canada led to the lower...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 1:40 PM
Target Corp. publicly endorsed gay marriage for the first time, joining a number of other companies that have taken a side on the issue.
The Minneapolis retailer said it signed an amicus brief in support of same-sex marriage for a pending court case,...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 12:51 PM
Apple Inc's launch of its own tap-to-pay system using near-field communication in its new iPhones and smartwatches may not be a game changer after all.
The success of Apple Pay, unveiled at a gala launch on Tuesday, hinges on the willingness of retailers...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Home Depot Inc. confirmed that its payment data systems had been breached, saying that its investigation is stretching back as far as April.
The Atlanta home improvement chain said Monday the breach could affect customers who used credit or debit...
| 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.
| 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...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 6:45 PM
Increasing activity by data hackers has produced millions of victims and one clear winner: the credit monitoring business.
Services with names such as BillGuard and Identity Guard report a surge in sign-ups from people anxious to be protected. Nervous...
| 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...