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Retail Scorecard: Vacuum Cleaners

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NEW YORK-Walmart offered an overall promotion in which shoppers could save 25 percent on all Dyson vacuum cleaners. Among the store’s clearance-priced items were the Neato XV-12 robotic vacuum at $328.99 (was $398.99), the Electrolux UltraSilencer Canister Bag vacuum at $239.64 (was $399) and the Eureka Bagless RapidClean 2-in-1 Stick and Handheld vacuum at $69More »

Last updated: January 26, 2015

Target: Home a Key to U.S. Growth

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MINNEAPOLIS-With the decision made to close its Canadian operation, Target will put its resources toward driving growth in its U.S. stores and online—an effort in which the home department should play a big part, according to Chairman and CEO Brian Cornell. Speaking yesterday on a conference call to financial analysts, Cornell mentioned home as aMore »

Last updated: January 16, 2015

Target to Exit Canada

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MINNEAPOLIS-Less than two years after opening its first stores north of the border, Target said it would pull out of the Canadian market, in which it now has 133 stores. In a company statement, Brian Cornell, chairman and CEO, said, “After a thorough review of our Canadian performance and careful consideration of the implications ofMore »

Last updated: January 15, 2015

Target to Launch Lilly Pulitzer Line

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MINNEAPOLIS-Target is preparing for the April 19 debut of its limited-edition collection Lilly Pulitzer for Target. The 250-piece line will include home accents, outdoor entertaining accessories, apparel, accessories and shoes for women and girls, beach gear, travel essentials “and more,” according to a Target statement. It will be available exclusively in all Target stores inMore »

Last updated: January 8, 2015

Retail Scorecard: Small Appliances

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NEW YORK-Juicers and blenders were among the small electrics whose prices were cut by Walmart. The retailer instituted $20 savings for the NutriBullet Nutrition Extraction System at $89 and the NutriNinja 2-in-1 Blender at $79. The Ninja Kitchen System was available for a $30 saving at $129. Shoppers could also save $11.49 on the HamiltonMore »

Last updated: January 5, 2015

Target’s Carl Upped as Retailer Sets New Executive Roles

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MINNEAPOLIS-Casey Carl, Target’s president of omnichannel and senior vice president of strategy, has been promoted to chief strategy and innovation officer as part of a number of executive realignments within the mass-merchant retailer. As part of this move, Carl leads Target’s newly created center of excellence, with a goal to strengthen its data, analytics andMore »

Last updated: December 19, 2014

Retail Scorecard: Small Appliances for Black Friday

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NEW YORK-Editor’s Note: Each Monday, HFN will publish the Housewares Retail Scorecard, a weekly tracker of retail advertising in key categories. This week’s Housewares Retail Scorecard focuses on Black Friday deals for small appliances. Walmart continued advertising its Black Friday deals, which include Black & Decker’s griddle and 12-cup programmable coffeemaker, both offered at $9.77;More »

Last updated: December 1, 2014

Target Q3 Net Gains; U.S. Sales Top Company Estimates

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MINNEAPOLIS-With sales in its U.S. stores outperforming the company’s expectations, Target’s third-quarter net income moved up 3.2 percent to $352 million. Total net sales in the quarter, which ended on Nov. 1, were up 2.7 percent. Sales in the U.S. stores picked up 1.9 percent, including a better-than-expected same-store sales increase of 1.2 percent (Target’sMore »

Last updated: November 19, 2014