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Was Alex From Target A Marketing Ploy?

Was Alex From Target A Marketing Ploy?

By Val Powell November 5, 2014

Alex from Target is the product of a social media experiment. At least that’s what a Los Angeles marketing firm is saying. Breakr CEO Dil-Domine Jacobe Leonares claimed in a LinkedIn post that his company was behind the social media …

Nate Berkus Ties the Knot With Jeremiah Brent

Nake Berkus and boyfriend Jeremiah Brent said “I do” on Saturday at the New York Public Library–marking the first time that a same-sex couple has tied the knot at the famous landmark. The couple got engaged about a year ago …

Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel Steps Down Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel Steps Down

Target announced on Monday that Gregg Steinhafel is stepping down from the board, and from his positions as chairman, president, and CEO of the company. This follows a massive data breach, which occurred during the holiday season, which saw the …

Michaels Security Breach Affected 3 Million Cards Michaels Security Breach Affected 3 Million Cards

Michaels, North America’s largest specialty arts & crafts store, has confirmed that a security breach exposed data from millions of transactions from May 8th, 2013, to January 27th, 2014. “Our customers are always our number one priority and we are …

Blue Jeans Shouldn't Make You Blue About Your Genes Blue Jeans Shouldn't Make You Blue About Your Genes

A facepalm worthy Photoshop job is one thing. But when a recent Target ad ruffled feathers with a half-assed editing job on model’s bikini clad body (no – literally – half of her undercarriage is missing), it was cause for …

Old Navy Photoshops Plus-Size Jeans Old Navy Photoshops Plus-Size Jeans

Target has been under constant scrutiny since the major credit card breach that happened around Thanksgiving last year. On December 19th, the store announced that the criminals behind the credit card breach gained access to customer information the day before …

Bathing Suit Picture Removed From Target’s Website Bathing Suit Picture Removed From Target’s Website

Target has managed to start a debate over body image after a botched Photoshopped image was uploaded to their site. The image is of two different teenage girls wearing this year’s newest swimsuit designs. However, whoever edited the photos did …

Target Apologizes for Thigh Gap Photoshop Error Target Apologizes for Thigh Gap Photoshop Error

In the last several months, things have not fared well for Target. In December a huge security breach made many question the company’s competency. Now customers are outraged by a new scandal; once again the Target Corporation must apologize to …

Target Photoshops Junior's Bikini Ad Target Photoshops Junior's Bikini Ad

Photoshopping has become less of a secret and more of an expected visual aid. These days, people are fighting back against the sometimes (especially in this case) unnatural and almost unobtainable final results of the photo-aiding program. Recently, Target has …

Target Tech Chief Resigns Following Data Breach

The chief information officer (CIO) of Target Corporation has turned in her resignation following months of a devastating data breach. Since 2008, Beth Jacob served as executive vice president of technology services and chief information officer of the retail company. She first …

Antivirus Software May Not Deter Cyber Thieves

“There are only two kinds of companies: those who have been breached and those who will be breached.” Such is the claim of Cynthia James, director of business development for Kaspersky Lab, a leading antivirus and Internet security firm. Her …

Sam's Club Will Lay Off 2% Of Its Workers
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In its largest wave of job cuts in four years, Wal-Mart Stores Inc announced Friday that it would be cutting 2 percent (2,300 jobs) of its workforce at its Sam’s Club retail warehouse chain; Sam’s Club has an estimated 116,000 …

Neiman Marcus Data Breach Exposed 1.1M Cards Neiman Marcus Data Breach Exposed 1.1M Cards

Earlier this month, high-end retailer Neiman Marcus confirmed that they had been the target of a widespread data breach that saw hackers gain access to customer credit cards via a sophisticated malware attack. At that time, the company launched an …

Target Fraud: Two Suspects Caught At Texas Border
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This new year of 2014 has not been a great year for the retail store Target. First, the stolen information incident that occurred at the end of last year was a disaster, as well as the phishing scams that happened …

Kellen Winslow Arrested After Having Solo Sex
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New details have developed in regards to former New York Jet’s football athlete, Kellen Winslow, who was arrested on November 19 for smoking synthetic marijuana outside of a New Jersey Target parking lot. It appears that the 30-year-old was doing …

Target Offers a Year of Free Credit Monitoring Target Offers a Year of Free Credit Monitoring
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Target announced in mid-December that millions of customers were affected by a data breach. Hackers were able to obtain credit and debit card information, as well as names, addresses and phone numbers for some customers. Since the breach was announced, …

Free Credit Report Offered To Target Customers

After the breach of Target’s security system, that left many of their customers who used debit and credit cards vulnerable to hackers, Target has decided to offer a free credit report and credit monitoring service to those who were affected. …