Friday, October 20, 2017

Target Corporation

This May 3, 2017, photo shows the Target logo on a store in Upper Saint Clair, Pa.

BY ANNE D’INNOCENZIO NEW YORK (AP) — Target is jumping into voice-activated shopping as it deepens its relationship with Google, offering thousands of items found in the store except for perishables like fruit and milk. The move is happening as ...
In this Thursday, June 1, 2017, photo, customers walk out of a Walmart store in Hialeah Gardens, Fl

BY ANNE D’INNOCENZIO and MICHELLE CHAPMAN NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart is all about online, anticipating digital sales next fiscal year will rise about 40 percent and that it will double the number of U.S. curbside locations for online grocery ...
This May 3, 2017 file photo shows a Target logo on a store in Upper Saint Clair, Pa. Target is boosting its guidance for the second quarter after its campaign to revitalize the brand pushed sales higher and increased customer traffic.

BY ANNE D’INNOCENZIO NEW YORK (AP) — Target boosted its guidance for the second quarter after its campaign to revitalize the brand pushed sales higher and boosted customer traffic. The Minneapolis discounter said Thursday that it expects a modest increase ...
This Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016, photo, shows the entrance for a Target store, in North Miami Beach, Fla. Target Corp. reports earnings, Wednesday, May 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

BY ANNE D’INNOCENZIO NEW YORK (AP) — Target’s first-quarter profits jumped almost 8 percent as attempts to turn its business around appear to be gaining some traction. Comparable-store sales fell for the fourth consecutive quarter, but the decline was nowhere ...
In this Wednesday, March 15, 2017, photo provided by LaForce and BFA.com, clothing from the Victoria Beckham for Target collection is modeled at a media event, in New York. (Neil Rasmus/BFA.com via AP)

BY ANNE D’INNOCENZIO NEW YORK (AP) — Target is counting on Victoria Beckham to spice up sales. The pop-star-turned designer and Target teased looks Wednesday from a limited-time collaboration that go on sale next month, highlighting hot-pink pants suits and ...
This Monday, Aug. 11, 2015, file photo, shows a Target store in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Target’s top grocery executive is leaving the company months after the retail giant announced disappointing results that analysts blamed partly on its struggling food section. Both the Minneapolis Star-Tribune and the Wall Street Journal report Anne Dament ...
In this Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, photo, a shopper, left, walks with a store associate in the toy section at Wal-Mart in Teterboro, New Jersey.

BY ANNE D’INNOCENZIO TETERBORO, N.J. (AP) — Wal-Mart, long known for emphasizing low prices, wants to be known this holiday season for superior customer service. That comes after its main rival Target, which has a better image in that regard, ...
This Wednesday, June 29, 2016, photo shows a Target store in Hialeah, Fla. Target reports financial results Wednesday, Aug. 17.

BY ANNE D’INNOCENZIO MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Target cut its profit and comparable-store sales outlook amid stiffer competition and its own stumbles in areas like grocery sales. The discounter’s second-quarter net income fell nearly 10 percent, though that was better than ...
In this Oct. 17, 2015 file photo, Gwen Stefani performs during an exclusive concert in New York.

BY MAE ANDERSON NEW YORK (AP) — Target has its bullseye on the “Hollaback Girl” singer. Target is sponsoring a four-minute live video by Gwen Stefani during The Grammy Awards on CBS on Monday, an unprecedented move that capitalizes on ...
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