Target (NYSE:TGT)

Manhattan

Amazon’s One-Hour Delivery Rolls Out in Manhattan

Among online retailers, Thursday is “free-shipping day,” a promotional event aimed at getting nearly last-minute shoppers to order online and receive their packages in time for Christmas. Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: ...
Read Full Story »
Brand

Robot Viewing of Ads to Shake Major Media

According to a new study, computers controlled by hackers "view" about a quarter of all video ads on the Web. In other words, 25% of inventory sold to advertisers is ...
Read Full Story »
Bebe storefront

Women’s Retailer Bebe Hit by Data Thieves

Women’s retailer Bebe Stores Inc. (NASDAQ: BEBE) has apparently been the victim of a recent breach of its customers’ credit card data. The breach was discovered by banks that saw ...
Read Full Story »
penny stack

Will Sears Stock Price Drop to $0?

Among the most troubled retailers in America, Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) stands out. Its ownership is controlled by a hedge fund manager. It was created in 2004 by the ...
Read Full Story »
WalMart logo

America’s Most Popular Stores

It’s a marketing adage that keeping an existing customer is both cheaper and easier than wooing a new one. It takes time and money to become one of America’s most ...
Read Full Story »
holiday shopping

Holiday Spending Plans Slow to a Crawl

Earlier this year, the National Retail Federation posted a forecast for holiday sales to rise 4.1% over last year. E-commerce results should yield results that are better. However, a new ...
Read Full Story »
79214824

5 States With Unemployment Under 4%

Even during a time of robust recovery, the national unemployment rate rarely drops below 5%. However, in a period in which unemployment in the United States is 5.8%, five states ...
Read Full Story »
Computer Password

Will Black Friday Spawn Another Massive Data Breach?

The “official” kick-off for the holiday shopping season comes next week on Black Friday, and probably not coincidentally, last year’s massive data breach at Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) reportedly began ...
Read Full Story »
Target_logo

Target Earnings Stoke Run to a New 52-Week High

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Wednesday. The big-box retailer posted adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.54 and $17.73 billion in revenues. In the ...
Read Full Story »
Target store

What to Expect From Target Earnings

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) will report its third-quarter earnings Wednesday before the market open. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $0.47 in earnings per share and $17.56 billion in revenue. ...
Read Full Story »
holiday shopping

Only 38 Shopping Days Until Christmas

Christmas is five weeks away. Based on the aggressiveness of retail promotions, it would seem the holiday is only days off. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) and other retailers with ...
Read Full Story »
82634926

10 Stores Closed on Thanksgiving

The holidays are an extremely important time for retailers, many of which depend on holiday shoppers to meet their yearly goals. This year, the holiday season is expected to be ...
Read Full Story »
93213684

8 Stores Open on Thanksgiving

The holidays are an extremely important time for retailers, many of which depend on holiday shoppers to meet their yearly goals. This year, the holiday season is expected to be ...
Read Full Story »
157622519

Retailers Expected to Add 750,000 Holiday Jobs

A number of the nation's largest retailers have already announced they will add tens of thousands of jobs each for the season. The National Retail Federation (NRF) reports the total ...
Read Full Story »
walmart-store-front-blue

Walmart Raises Property Values of Neighboring Houses

A new study from researchers at the University of Chicago and Brigham Young University indicates that, perhaps contrary to expectations, a new Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) store raises housing ...
Read Full Story »