Tagged: target corp.

Target to Hire More Than 70,000 for Holiday Season

by Associated Press 9/12/2016 11:26 am

Target says it will hire more than 70,000 seasonal store workers during the busy holiday shopping season, about the same as it hired last year.

Little Rock Law Firm Carney Bates Going Into the Breach Against Google

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/6/2016 12:00 am

Carney Bates & Pulliam PLLC, the Little Rock law firm representing Matt Campbell in his lawsuit against Facebook, also is handling a potential class-action privacy lawsuit against Google and is involved in several other high-profile data breach cases.

Wal-Mart-Backed MCX Postpones Rollout, Cuts 30 Jobs

by Nathan Layne, Reuters 5/17/2016 11:15 am

Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX), a developer of mobile payment technology whose strategy has been thrown into question by big retailers developing their own mobile wallets, is postponing the nationwide rollout of its service and cut 30 jobs.

Wal-Mart's Chief Marketing Officer to Retire

by Anne D'Innocenzio, The Associated Press 12/11/2015 7:32 am

The world's largest retailer confirmed Thursday that its chief marketing officer Stephen Quinn is retiring, and it's tapping into the talent of former Target executive Michael Francis as a consultant.

Wal-Mart Expands Protein Bars to Main Grocery Aisles

by Anne D'Innocenzio, The Associated Press 10/7/2015 6:56 am

The world's largest retailer plans to expand its offering of bars like Special K and Clif to the more visible main grocery aisles of some of its stores, starting in January.

Wal-Mart to Buy 13 Target Stores in Canada

by Associated Press 5/8/2015 11:34 am

Wal-Mart, already Canada's biggest retailer, wasted little time in cementing that title after its rival, Target, retreated back to the U.S.

Wal-Mart Sets Off Minimum Wage Race

by Mark Friedman 4/6/2015 12:00 am

Wal-Mart Store Inc.’s announcement in February that it would start paying employees $9 an hour this year and $10 in 2016 touched off a minimum wage arms race.

Judge OKs $10M Settlement in Target Data Breach

by Associated Press 3/19/2015 11:18 am

A Minnesota judge has approved a settlement in which Target Corp. will pay $10 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over a massive data breach in 2013.

Target to Close 133 Canada Stores to Stem Massive Losses

by Associated Press 1/15/2015 10:56 am

Target is closing shop in Canada. More than 17,600 employees will eventually lose their jobs when the U.S. discount retailer closes its 133 Canadian stores after only about two years to end financial losses that went as high as a billion dollars a year.

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.


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