UNCS CEO: It’s an Amazing Time To Be a Consumer… Every Day is Black Friday

The CEO of United National Consumer Suppliers, Brett Rose, says that it’s an amazing time to be a consumer because every day is Black Friday. Rose predicts that this is going to possibly be the biggest Q4 in our history.

Will Amazon Acquire Target in 2018?

While Amazon currently accounts for roughly 45% of all online retail sales, the pursuit of a strong offline retail presence is part of Amazon’s long-term business strategy which is why they may now be considering an acquisition of Target. Obviously,…

Target Lets You Pay With New ‘Wallet’ Mobile Payment System

It appears that Target is still not keen on accepting Apple Pay as a mode of payment in its onsite stores. In a recent post, America’s second-largest retailer announced that it had rolled out Wallet, its own mobile payment system…

Google, Target Form Alliance to Take on Amazon

A war among titans is silently brewing in the online retail arena. Recently, Google announced a partnership with Target, a move that could signal the start of Google’s challenge to eCommerce giant Amazon on its own turf. Amazon is a…

Target Partners With Pinterest, Find Products by Taking a Photo

Searching for products being offered on Target will soon be as easy as taking a photo on your mobile phone. In a recent announcement, Pinterest revealed that it teamed up with Target allowing the retailer to use the former’s visual…

Gwen Stefani Plans Live Music Video for the Grammys

Gwen Stefani is planning something big for The Grammys. The singer and The Voice star has announced that she will be participating in the first-ever music video created on live TV. The music video will be for her new song…

Lilly Pulitzer Collaboration With Target Causes Black Friday-Style Chaos

Lilly Pulitzer’s collabortation with Target caused quite a stir on Sunday as the brands limited edition collection went up for sale at the chain retailer. Women, sometimes in lines running into parking lots, evoked memories of Black Friday hysteria as…

Target OKs $10M Settlement over Massive Data Breach

Target has agreed to pay $10 million to settle a class-action lawsuit brought by victims of the company’s 2013 data breach – a massive hack that exposed up to 70 million people. According to CBS News, the settlement has been…

Target Job Cuts: Company Outlines Plan to Restructure, Invest in Technology

Target has announced a corporate restructuring plan that will see it ax several thousand jobs – but the focus will be at the headquarters level and not at the company’s 1,800+ retail locations. In order to “fuel growth and drive…

Target Takes a Swipe at Amazon, Lowers Free Shipping Threshold to $25

Target saw record online sales during Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday, and it looks like that strong performance made the company think about how to increase its online presence even more. Dropping free shipping thresholds to $25, $10 below online retail…