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  • Target Beacon Technology and Spy Lights

    Target Is Using ‘Spy Lights’ To Help Customers Shop More Effectively

    Target is testing an LED light bulb technology that uses mobile “beacons” to guide customers to relevant products via their cellphones. The program is currently being tested at 100 stores. The system allows the retail giant to utilize wireless signals that travel between customers’ Android devices and the stores’ LED lights, pinging them with promotions, […]

  • Target Data Breach Settlement

    Target Is Still Paying For 2013 Data Breach As It Agrees To $39.4 Million Settlement

    Target has agreed to pay $39.4 million to resolve claims by banks and credit union that they lost money following the retailer’s data breach in 2013.  The settlement was reached after a class-action lawsuit was filed by lenders seeking to hold Target responsible for their costs associated with reimbursing fraudulent charges and issues new credit […]

  • Target Stores and Online Shopping order shipping

    Target Is Attempting To Dominate Online Holiday Sales, Here’s How

    While Target shoppers were preparing to enter stores on Thanksgiving day, thousands of workers at nearly 25% of its U.S.-based stores were attempting to leave. Those workers had packed up online orders that were placed through Target.com earlier in the day. The Minneapolis-based retailer enlisted small teams of workers to browse the store quickly to […]

  • Target Quarterly Sales 2015

    Target Offers Quarterly Sales Outlook With A Mix Of Results

    Target has forecast disappointing sales for the upcoming quarter and said it expected consumer demand to remain choppy just as it did in the second quarter. America’s fourth-largest U.S. retailer reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit and raised its full-year earnings forecast. The company cited a strong demand for clothing and other merchandise at the center of […]

  • Target and Visa Data Breach

    Target And Visa Agree To Pay $67 Million To 2013 Data Breach Victims

    Target and Visa have agreed to issue $67 million in payments to customers who were inconvenienced following a 2013 data breach. A source familiar with the settlement revealed the $67 million settlement after both companies refused to comment on the payout. In 2013 a hack of customer data, including credit and debit card information, affected […]

  • Target and Gender-Based Toys

    Target Ditches Gender Labels In Some Children’s Departments

    Target Corp. has decided to remove gender labeling from all of its children’s departments. The move arrives after some parents complained about signs that designated certain toys for girls. The company will also no longer feature “girls” and boys” signs in the children’s bedding section. The company is also removing pink and blue paper displays […]