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Wal-Mart Offers Free Shipping, 'Rollbacks' As Holiday Arms Race Begins

by Associated Press 10/31/2014 10:37 am

Wal-Mart is doing whatever it takes to rope in holiday shoppers however they want to buy. For the first time, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is offering free shipping on what it considers the season's top 100 hottest gifts.

Target Taking Actions on Security, Executive Says

by Associated Press 2/4/2014 1:23 pm

An executive of Target Corp. said Tuesday the retailer has taken actions to shore up security following the massive breach of millions of consumers' data during the holiday season.

After Target Heist, Credit Cards Set for an Overhaul

by Luke Jones 1/27/2014 12:00 am

The heavily publicized theft of credit card data from Target servers in November has highlighted a glaring issue that Arkansas banks and retailers must soon address: Our plastic technology is obsolete.

New York Times: Target Breach Affected 110M People

by Lance Turner 1/10/2014 1:25 pm

The New York Times reports this afternoon that Target Corp. of Minneapolis, Minn., has revised the number of people affected by a data breach during the holiday shopping season.

Dustin McDaniel Launches Investigation Into Target Breach

by Associated Press 12/27/2013 8:30 am

Arkansas attorney general Dustin McDaniel says he has launched an investigation into how a security breach at Target that affected millions of customers.

Target: 40M Card Accounts Might Be Breached

by Associated Press 12/19/2013 11:31 am

Target says about 40 million credit and debit card accounts may be affected by a data breach that occurred just as the holiday shopping season shifted into high gear.

Wal-Mart, Target, Other Retailers Take on Silicon Valley

by Associated Press 11/15/2013 11:18 am

Software engineers wearing jeans and flip flops test the latest smartphone apps. Walls and windows double as whiteboards where ideas are jotted down. And a mini basketball net is in the center of it all.

US Senate Approves Bill Letting States Tax Online Sales

by Associated Press 5/7/2013 7:46 am

The Senate sided with traditional retailers and financially strapped state and local governments Monday by passing a bill that would widely subject online shopping — for many a largely tax-free frontier — to state sales taxes.

U.S. Retailers Report Strong January Sales

by Associated Press 2/7/2013 10:41 am

The nation's consumers shopped the winter clearance racks in January, resulting in strong sales during the month for a diverse group of retailers. But analysts expect shoppers to pull back as the deals dry up and Americans digest rising gas prices.

The Great Online Price-Match War Escalates

by Lance Turner 1/8/2013 10:20 am

Target Corp. says it will match prices of select online rivals year-round, a move that underscores how physical and online retailing are being meshed together.

Target Unveils Year-Round Online Price Match

by Associated Press 1/8/2013 10:18 am

Target Corp. is pledging to match prices of select online rivals year-round, a move that underscores how physical and online retailing are being meshed together.

Black Friday Creeps Into Thursday

by Associated Press 11/23/2012 9:05 am

The nation's shoppers put the turkey down to take advantage of an early start to the holiday shopping season at stores including Wal-Mart and Target.

A Sample of Wal-Mart, Macy's & Best Buy Black Friday Deals

by Associated Press 11/22/2012 9:22 am

Retailers including Wal-Martare doing everything they can to make it easier for more finicky shoppers to spend money during the holidays. Here's a closer look at the incentives some retailers have begun offering this year.

Target 3Q Profit Up 15 Percent, Tops Wall Street

by Associated Press 11/15/2012 7:15 am

Target Corp. says third-quarter net income climbed 15 percent, helped by a gain related to the pending sale of its credit-card business.

Target Joins Wal-Mart, Sets Earlier Start for Holiday Kickoff

by Associated Press 11/12/2012 9:22 am

Target Corp. will open its doors at 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving, joining other major retailers, including Wal-Mart Stores Inc., that are opening earlier in the evening on the holiday.

How Competitors Are Responding to Wal-Mart's New Black Friday Plans

by Lance Turner 11/8/2012 10:09 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville is upping the ante on the holiday shopping season, planning to open its doors open at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, two hours earlier than a year ago. So how are competitors responding?

Wal-Mart Waits While Other Brick-and-Mortar Retailers Match Online Prices

by Lance Turner 10/18/2012 12:57 pm

This holiday season, Best Buy and Target Corp. plan to price-match their rivals, including online competitors like Amazon. But Wal-Mart Stores Inc. still hasn't decided what it will do.