Target to Raise its Minimum Wage After All

Target’s change of heart could be blamed on a number of factors, including public pressure, bad press about its massive layoffs and a competitive job market.

Target Launches Limited Edition, American-Made Men’s Collection

Target Collective-Taylor Stitch-shirt

Target is launching a limited edition collection of American-made men’s apparel and accessories next week from six small brands.

Target Lays Off 1,700 Corporate Staff in Minneapolis


The layoffs, the largest in Target’s history, amount to 13% of the total headquarters staff.

Target to Restructure, Eliminate Thousands of Jobs


Target announced some impressive growth plans but it’s the “several thousand” job cuts that are getting all the attention.

Target Says it Won’t Follow Walmart and TJX in Wage Hikes


Target CEO Brian Cornell told investors that the retailer won’t be raising its minimum wage to $9 like its competitors, Walmart and TJX Companies.

Tesco Exec Mike McNamara Joins Target as CIO

Mike McNamara

Tesco exec Mike McNamara will replace the retiring Bob DeRodes as Target’s CIO.

Target Closing All 133 Stores in Canada


CEO Brian Cornell said Target Canada wouldn’t have been profitable until at least 2021.

Target Names Brian Cornell CEO

Brian Cornell

Cornell’s resume includes PepsiCo, Sam’s Club, Michaels Stores and Safeway.

In Other News: Seven Retailers Searching for CEOs

HSN's Mindy Grossman is being courted by retailers.

American Apparel, American Eagle Outfitters, Bon-Ton, Dollar General, Gordmans, JCPenney and Target are all in various stages of CEO searches.

Target Names Maiorino to Information Security Post

Brad Maiorino

Target Corp. has hired Brad Maiorino as SVP and chief information security officer.