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Retail Types, Stores

Walmart, Target And CVS Boost Pay; Drugstore Chain Plans 50,000 New Hires

March 23, 2020

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Walmart, Target and CVS are building on their worker relief efforts and keeping key positions staffed by offering associates higher pay. Walmart fulfillment center employees will see a temporary $2 bump to their hourly pay alongside bonuses for new hires, […]


Retail Types, Stores

Target wants to unlock its videogaming potential with a new concept store

March 10, 2020

Via: RetailWire

A few years ago, Target launched a store specifically to showcase its connected home offerings. Now, it has converted the IoT-focused Target Open House into a new concept store specifically for techies of a different type — the next generation […]


Retail Types, Stores

Target’s Focus On Employees And Customers Delivers Revenue Growth Of 3.7% For 2019

March 4, 2020

Via: Forbes

Target’s March 3rd investor call recapping last year’s performance was almost as much about what the company said as it was about what was not said. Full-year revenue grew by 3.7% over last year and when compared to the general […]


Retail Types, Stores

Target shares plunge as holiday sales miss estimates on weakness in toys and electronics

January 15, 2020

Via: CNBC

Target had been expected to be a standout among retailers for holiday sales, but the big box retailer reported disappointing results Wednesday. Its shares tumbled 7% on the news. Walmart, which hasn’t reported holiday results, also traded lower, down 1.8%. […]


Others, Tech

Target leans on data science to solve ‘extremely large’ retail problems

December 18, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Winners in the retail market are putting data to work. In the case of a national chain the size of Target, that means keeping tabs on an inventory of around 1 million products, then using data to ensure their availability. […]


Retail Types, Stores

Target deepens NYC presence with Times Square store plans

December 6, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Target’s Time Square store represents a deepening into a market and format that hold a major opportunity for the retailer. The small store has created an inroad for Target into dense, urban markets, which largely remain a frontier for fellow […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, Retail Trends

A roundup of retail holiday deals

November 18, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Fourth quarter of 2019 is a make it or break it time for many retailers. This has been a record year for store closures. Credit Suisse recently said 7,600 stores have shut their doors — the highest in the index’s […]


Customer Experience, Loyalty Programs

Learning From Target’s New Loyalty Program

November 5, 2019

Via: Independent Retailer

Target recently announced plans to rolled out a new nationwide loyalty program, Target Circle, on October 6 for all consumers shopping at the retail giant. The program’s benefits include earning one percent on every Target purchase to redeem later, being […]


Retail Trends

Welcome back, Toys R Us. Your market is tougher than ever

October 28, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

What happens to a retail category when its largest retail specialist disappears? Toys offers perhaps the clearest answer to that question. This year’s holiday sales season marks the second without the big box version of Toys R Us. It could […]


Retail Trends

6 ways retailers can win the holidays

October 14, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Even though it’s October, the holiday season is already in full swing. The importance of retail’s performance in the coming months can determine a company’s trajectory in a year where the industry has taken some big punches. Retailers have closed […]