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Target Data-Breach Expenses Expected to Total $148 Million in Q2

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MINNEAPOLIS-In a preliminary statement about its second-quarter financial results, Target said it expects those results to include gross expenses of $148 million related to the December 2013 breach of data about shoppers’ payment cards and other information. These costs will be partially offset by a $38 million insurance receivable, also related to the data breach,More »

Last updated: August 5, 2014

Target Opens Three New Stores in Canada

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MISSISSAUGA, Ontario-Target has opened three new stores in Canada, located in Erin Mills Town Centre here; Park Place in Barrie, Ontario; and Carrefour Candiac in Candiac, Quebec. The grand openings for the new sites took place last Friday, Aug. 1. Each store carries an extensive range of Target-owned and exclusive brands, along with limited-time collaborationsMore »

Last updated: August 4, 2014

Target Tabs PepsiCo’s Cornell as New Chief

Brian Cornell

MINNEAPOLIS-Target has named Brian Cornell, former CEO of PepsiCo Americas Foods, as its new chairman and CEO, succeeding Gregg Steinhafel, who left the mass merchant in May. Cornell will assume his new post on Aug. 12. According to a Target statement, his first priorities will be “accelerating the company’s performance and advancing Target’s omnichannel evolution.”More »

Last updated: July 31, 2014

Balta U.S. Names Papa National Accounts Manager

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DALTON, Ga.–Industry veteran Chris Papa has joined Balta U.S. as national accounts manager. Papa will be based out of his office in Minnesota. With more than 30 years of experience in home fashions, Papa has worked as senior bath buyer for both J.C. Penney and Target and as divisional merchandise manager for the bath forMore »

Last updated: July 29, 2014

Target to Run YouTube Series on Dorm Decorating

Todrick Hall

MINNEAPOLIS-Target is aligning with four YouTube performers and Veronica Valencia, founder of Design Hunter L.A., to produce a YouTube video series that will provide tips for college students on designing their dorm or off-campus living spaces. YouTube stars Todrick Hall, Mikey bolts, Tiffany Garcia and Ann Le will each host the four-episode series, titled “BestMore »

Last updated: July 21, 2014

Target Tabs Maiorino to Oversee Information Security

Brad Maiorino

MINNEAPOLIS-Brad Maiorino has been named senior vice president and chief information security officer at Target, a newly created position. The appointment will take effect on June 16. Maiorino will be responsible for the retailer’s information security and technology-risk strategy, in an effort to protect customers and Target team members from internal and external information securityMore »

Last updated: June 11, 2014

Target Forms Digital Advisory Council

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MINNEAPOLIS-Seeking to accelerate its omnichannel strategy, Target has created a Digital Advisory Council, consisting of technology industry executives who will help guide the retailer accelerate its digital transformation. The group consists of Ajay Agarwal, managing director of Bain Capital Ventures; Amy Chang, CEO and co-founder of Accompani and former leader of Google Analytics; Roger Liew,More »

Last updated: May 28, 2014

Argyilan Tabbed to Head Target Media Efforts

Kristi Argyilan

MINNEAPOLIS-Target has hired Kristi Argyilan as senior vice president, media and guest engagement. The move puts Argyilan in charge integrating the retailer’s paid, earned, owned and shared media initiatives. She reports to Jeff Jones, chief marketing officer, and has succeeded Shawn Gensch, who resigned in December. Argyilan comes to Target from IPG Mediabrands, where mostMore »

Last updated: May 27, 2014