27 February 2014
A costly data breach incurred a US$17m expense for retail giant Target Corporation in the fourth quarter, but also impacted consumer confidence and traffic.
3 February 2014
News Wal-Mart has lowered its full-year earnings forecast reflects more than the drag of store closures as it adjusts its international portfolio. The US retail giant is struggling to grow its top-line at home and lower fourth-quarter comparable domestic sales suggest it failed to capitalise on the data breach scandal that hit key competitor Target Corp., Katy Askew suggests.
30 January 2014
General merchandise retailer Target Corporation is to continue its expansion in Canada by opening another nine stores this year.
24 January 2014
General merchandise retailer Target Corp has become the latest retailer to cut jobs, with the announcement it is laying off around 475 employees globally.
13 January 2014
Target Corp has warned of larger losses than expected in its fourth-quarter as it revealed a data breach in December may now have affected 70m customers.
7 January 2014
Brand owner Cherokee has extended its licensing agreement with US general merchandise retailer Target Corporation for another two years.
23 December 2013
The decision by Australian retailers Kmart and Target Corp to reveal the location of their supplier factories in Bangladesh has been described by Oxfam as a ''watershed moment'' for the country's retailers.
20 December 2013
Hydra Ventures BV, the corporate venture arm of sporting goods giant Adidas Group, is to invest CAD2.0m (US$1.9m) in Crailar Technologies, developer of the Crailar Flax fibre.
22 November 2013
Retailer Target Corporation posted reduced profits for the third quarter, despite solid revenues in the company’s core US business.
14 October 2013
General merchandise retailer Target Corporation has laid off around 150 employees as part of a restructuring of roles and responsibilities at the business.
21 August 2013
Retail giant Target Corporation suffered a double-digit profit dip in the second quarter, thanks to softer than expected sales in the US and start-up costs in Canada.
11 July 2013
Unveiling a new five-year plan to improve worker safety at the factories in Bangladesh that produce their clothing, North American brands and retailers were keen to stress the similarities between their own initiative and a separate scheme backed by 70 mainly European companies. That said, there are considerable differences too.
5 July 2013
General merchandise retailer Target Corporation is to open an additional 20 stores in Canada this month, as part of ongoing expansion plans.
31 May 2013
North America may no longer take centre stage in the global apparel market, but the recession has by no means sounded the region's curtain call, according to Euromonitor International.
22 May 2013
General merchandise retailer Target Corporation has lowered its full-year earnings outlook after higher interest charges as well as soft apparel sales weighed on first-quarter profits.
13 May 2013
General merchandise retailer Target Corporation has teamed up with New York-based designer Phillip Lim to launch an exclusive apparel and accessories collection.
17 April 2013
Retail giant Target Corporation has lowered its first quarter sales and earnings guidance, blaming softer than expected trends in seasonal and weather-sensitive categories.
5 March 2013
General merchandise retailer Target Corp is to open its first three stores in Canada today (5 March).
28 February 2013
General merchandise retailer Target Corp has reported a decline in fourth-quarter profit after its expansion plans and markdowns of seasonal merchandise weighed on margins.
7 February 2013
The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe retailers' January 2013 sales results.
5 February 2013
Global brand management company Cherokee Inc has bought back its school uniform business from uniform manufacturer Strategic Partners.
25 January 2013
Discount retailer Target Corp has appointed Jason Goldberger to the newly-created position of senior vice president of Target.com and mobile.
18 January 2013
Discount retailer Target Corp is teaming up with fashion stylist Kate Young to introduce a limited-edition clothing and accessories collection.
17 January 2013
Discounter Target Corp has introduced six new online apparel and homeware brands.
16 January 2013
Discount retailer Target Corp and apparel manufacturing company Topson Downs have defeated claims of copyright infringement from Meridian Textiles.
16 January 2013
Discounter Target Corp is recalling some 560,000 sets of children's pyjamas because they do not meet federal flammability standards, posing a risk of burn injuries.
9 January 2013
Specialty clothing retailer Gap Inc has appointed Tom Sands as its new executive vice president of Gap North America - replacing Mark Breitbard who has been named CEO of US children's wear retailer The Gymboree Corp.
3 January 2013
The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe retailers' December 2012 sales results.
29 November 2012
The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe retailers' November 2012 sales results.
27 November 2012
Discounter Target Corp has launched a footwear collection in collaboration with designers Sam & Libby.