Target (NYSE:TGT)

Protect Your Portfolio and Move to These Safe Stocks Now

Long-time investors know the trading calendar pretty well, and the end of September historically has been very rocky for the market. In fact, the S&P 500 has traded lower 70% ...
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Crippled Macy’s to Add 80,000 Holiday Workers

Macy's Inc. (NYSE: M), the deeply troubled department store chain, says it will add 80,000 workers for the holidays. Most will be in distribution and warehouse operations as the company ...
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Will Target’s Hiring Announcement for Holidays Be Harbinger for Retail?

The announcement this week by Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) that it is hiring 100,000 seasonal workers for the holidays, an increase from the 70,000 in-store workers and 7,500 fulfillment and ...
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Can Retail Actually Grow Holiday Jobs This Year?

The strength of retail sales in the fourth quarter of each year is a benchmark for how well the U.S. consumer economy is doing. Over the past 10 years, the ...
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Target Plans to Add Over 40% More Jobs This Holiday Season

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) saw its shares make a handy gain on Wednesday after the company announced its plans for hiring seasonal help. Although Target, like many other retailers, has ...
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As Target Cuts Prices, Will Anyone Care?

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) management said it would cut prices across a "thousands" of items in a bid to take market share, most likely from Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) ...
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Projections for Coming Holiday Shopping Favor Amazon

Among Americans planning to buy gifts this holiday season, a full three-quarters expect to buy something from Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN). For those who routinely shop online, that percentage rises ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abbott Labs, Baxter, Cisco, NOV, Nucor, P&G, Target and Many More

Stocks were indicated to open lower on Thursday, but even with the turmoil in Washington, D.C., the markets are actually quite close to all-time highs. The trend that has dominated ...
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Target Rides Higher After Beating Q2 Estimates

When Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) reported its fiscal second-quarter financial results before the market opened on Wednesday, the retailer said that it had $1.23 in earnings per share (EPS) and ...
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Can Target Buck This Retail Trend With Earnings?

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) is scheduled to release its fiscal second-quarter financial results before the markets open on Wednesday. Like many other companies in the retail sector, Target has been ...
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Walmart, Cisco, Alibaba and More Earnings to Watch For This Week

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of a few major companies scheduled to report their quarterly results this coming week. The broad markets have pulled back from their ...
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Shopping for Groceries Online: Can Walmart Face Down Amazon?

Ever since Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced its offer to buy Whole Foods Market Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM), a lot of attention has been focused on shopping online for groceries. Who ...
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Back-to-School Shopping: A Bonanza for Some Retailers, Disaster for Others

Second only to the November-December holiday season in importance, back-to-school shopping has long been a critical time of year for many retailers. Some 29 million U.S. households will shop for ...
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Target Stock Gets a Boost on Improved Guidance

Before the markets opened Thursday morning, Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) got a boost of about 5% in its share price following an announcement that the company now expects a "modest ...
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Why Are Baby Products Selling So Poorly?

The U.S. market for baby products like diapers, car safety seats and baby food is the weakest performing retail sector so far this. Year over year, sales are down 10% ...
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