Target Corporation

A customer signs his credit card receipt at a Target store. (AP Photo/Phil Coale, File)

Target reveals gift card snafu

NEW YORK (AP) — Target is getting hit with another lump of coal this holiday season. The nation’s second-largest discount retailer said Tuesday that an unidentified number of gift cards sold over the holidays were […]

12/31/2013

A customer signs his credit card receipt at a Target store. (AP Photo/Phil Coale, File)

Target: Justice Dept. investigates its data breach

NEW YORK (AP) — Target Corp. said on Monday that the Department of Justice is investigating the credit and debit card security breach at the retailer that’s being called the second largest incident in U.S. […]

12/23/2013

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How to protect your credit card after a security breach

A security breach at Target may have compromised some 40 million credit and debit card accounts, especially if you shopped at Target over the Black Friday weekend. But it could have affected you even if you […]

12/19/2013

Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart Stores to expand jobs for 70K workers

  NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart Stores is hiring 55,000 seasonal workers and is elevating 70,000 more to part- or full-time positions as the holiday season ramps up. The world’s largest retailer said Monday that […]

09/23/2013

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Target to hire fewer seasonal holiday workers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Target plans to hire about 70,000 seasonal workers for the holiday shopping season, down about 20 percent from a year ago. The discounter is aiming to be more efficient in its […]

09/20/2013

iPhone 5

Apple offers iPhone trade-in ahead of unveiling

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Excited about the new iPhone expected to be unveiled Sept. 10? Apple will now join others in allowing you to trade in your old model. The company said starting Friday that […]

08/30/2013

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Sears, Penney, book publisher sever ties with Paula Deen

NEW YORK (AP) — The exodus continues. Sears Holdings Corp and J.C. Penney Co. said Friday that they’re cutting ties with Paula Deen, adding to the list of companies severing their relationship following revelations that […]

06/28/2013

Target announces year-round price match

The growing popularity of online shopping continues to put pressure on traditional retailers. Target today announced it will match prices customers find on identical products at select online rivals year-round.

01/08/2013

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ShopperTrak: Stores have a solid start to holidays

A firm that analyzes customer traffic says stores saw a solid increase in sales for the four-day start to the holiday season, as heavy Thanksgiving shopping offset a drop in Black Friday sales.

11/27/2012

Black Friday morphs into Thanksgiving

Retailers are pushing the envelope again this Thanksgiving with earlier store openings. Target announced on Monday that it’s opening on Thanksgiving at 9 p.m. at some stores for its Black Friday sale. Walmart and Sears […]

11/14/2012

Kraft scares up 'Candy Corn Oreos' for Halloween

NEW YORK (AP) – Here’s a scary snack for trick-or-treaters: Candy Corn Oreos. Kraft Foods Inc. says it’s introducing its famous wafer cookie in a candy corn flavor ahead of the Halloween season. The cookies […]

09/15/2012

Campbell channels Andy Warhol for new cans

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) – Campbell Soup is tapping Andy Warhol for another 15 minutes of fame. The world’s biggest soup maker plans to introduce special-edition cans of its condensed tomato soup bearing labels reminiscent of […]

08/29/2012