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News on Target (Ticker: TGT) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

1 hr ago | Star Tribune

First TargetExpress opens its doors in Dinkytown

Target workers assembled a soft drink display case in the retailer's first TargetExpress store, which is opening on Wednesday in Dinkytown.

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Related Topix: Target, Retail, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

4 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Target Canada asks suppliers for cost break to share in its struggles

Workers install an outdoor sign at the new Target store at the Mic Mac Mall in Dartmouth, N.S. on Saturday, July 20, 2013.

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Related Topix: Retail, Canada, Sobeys, Grocery,

8 hrs ago | CSP

Target to Open 'Smallest Location Ever'

Target will opens its "smallest location ever" in its hometown this weekend, targeting millennial consumers living near the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.

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Related Topix: Target, Retail, University of Minnesota

8 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Target debuts an image-recognition shopping app

Target is introducing an app that lets users purchase items after scanning magazine ads with their smartphones.

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Related Topix: Target, Retail

9 hrs ago | US News & World Report

How to Save Money with Price Comparison Tools

Whenever you're purchasing items, especially expensive ones, it's best to do your research and price compare so that you know that you are getting the best product at the best price.

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Related Topix: Retail, Target, Savings, iPhone

13 hrs ago | Law.com

The Digital Darwinism of Target: Does IBM Have a Solution for Corporate - Crown Jewels?'

What were they thinking in not upgrading their antiquated, unsecure transaction system that was breached for three weeks during the holiday season? Why did they stream all of the credit card information and customers' personal records in a centralized way? But they are not alone.

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Related Topix: Retail, Celebrities, Al Pacino, Computer Security, Science / Technology

16 hrs ago | AccuWeather.com

Minneapolis: Calm Skies, Sunny Before Weekend Storms

Temperatures will drop to the low 80s over the next few days. Sunny skies and slight breezes will make for comfortable weather.

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Related Topix: Target, Retail

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Retailing Today

Target does digital for back-to-college promo

Target is leaving no digital stone unturned this year as its looks engage with shoppers in the lucrative back-to-college market.

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Related Topix: Target, Retail, Wedding

Adweek

Target Mobilizes Back-to-School Print Campaign With Image Recognition

Target wants to prove that traditional media like print and TV can drive e-commerce sales, highlighted in its new back-to-school marketing push.

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Related Topix: Target, Retail, Marketing

MLive.com

Fresh produce now available at Ann Arbor-area Target store

The store was rearranged and customers can shop for fresh produce in Target's food department.

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Related Topix: Retail, Ann Arbor, MI

Mass Transit

MN: The Green Line's First Month is in the Books

July 20--In the month since the Green Line light-rail route connecting downtown St. Paul to downtown Minneapolis opened for business, some things have become very clear: People who used to take the bus between the cities seem to like it.

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Related Topix: Retail, Target, University of Minnesota

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Motley Fool

Retail Wars: Wal-Mart Ups the Ante With Savings Catcher

Today's consumer is looking to save money in every way possible. In many cases, many people will check their mobile phones for better prices on the items they're about to purchase.

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Related Topix: Retail, Wal Mart Stores, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, Target

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Fox News

Visa, MasterCard Lose Credit Card Fees Case

A federal judge declined on Friday to dismiss antitrust lawsuits filed against Visa Inc and MasterCard Inc by retailers who opted out of an estimated $5.7 billion class action settlement in 2012 over transaction fees.

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Related Topix: MasterCard, Financial Services, Retail, Amazon, Business News

MarketWatch

Retailers have a new weapon against Amazon

Facebook's announcement that it's testing a buy "call-to action' button that lets user purchase products directly on its site may give retailers another weapon against their big online nemesis: Amazon.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Retail, Blog News

Yes! Magazine

Why Target Stopped Asking Job Applicants If They've Been Convicted of a Crime

Kissy Mason and her son call on Target to change its hiring practices at the company's corporate headquarters in May 2012.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Retail, Target, US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota

Business Journal

Twin Cities retail venture capitalist Gallagher dies

Gallagher was a prolific restaurant and retail investor. Locally, he led Oak's investment in Caribou Coffee Co.

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Related Topix: Restaurant Management, Caribou Coffee, Retail

Minyanville

Bullish Optimism for Target Is Way Off the Mark

Investors and economists had hoped and predicted that consumer spending would bounce back strongly this spring and summer following this past winter's deep freeze.

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Related Topix: Retail, Target, Wal Mart Stores, Ross Systems, Software, TJX Companies

Star Tribune

Weekend traffic: Bridge work to bring shutdowns on I-35W, Hwy. 100

The parties just keep coming in Minneapolis where the Aquatennial kicks off Friday and the Twins have home games with Tampa Bay at Target Field.

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Related Topix: Retail, Target

Seeking Alpha

How Much Is Amazon.com Worth Now?

The company, which once traded at almost $400 per share, began a long, sickening plunge, one that briefly brought it down under $300 in May. I was a buyer throughout, eventually accumulating 100 shares at an average cost of $329/each The cause had nothing to do with an investment case for the shares.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Apple, Startups, Retail, Target, New York

GuruFocus.com

Wal-Mart Is Paving Its Way to Success

Discount retailers stand to benefit the most from the effects of an economic slowdown.

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Related Topix: Retail, Wal Mart Stores, Dollar Tree Stores

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