MINNEAPOLIS— Target is giving up on its money-losing foray into Canada after just two years, closing 133 stores and cutting loose more than 17,000 employees. And Wal-Mart Stores Inc., already the biggest retailer in Canada, cut prices to fend off Target. Other retailers have had similar problems in Canada.
Sept 8- Home Depot Inc is being tight-lipped about its possible credit card breach, the opposite approach to the one Target Corp took nearly a year ago.
Aug 20- Target Corp cut its full-year earnings forecast as it offers more discounts to attract cash-strapped customers and win over shoppers unnerved by a massive holiday-season data breach. Target's shares rose 1 percent to $59.81 in noon trading.
Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel's name has been added to the list of retail execs caught in a nasty game of musical chairs.
NEW YORK-- In the latest effort to beat Amazon.com at its game, Target says that for the first time it will match prices that customers find on identical products at select online competitors this holiday season.