Nov 21- Discount chain Target Corp on Thursday blamed what it called "constrained" U.S. consumer spending for a tepid rise in quarterly comparable sales, and lowered its full-year profit forecast as a Canadian expansion proved costlier than expected.
* "Buy online, pickup in store" seen as way to compete with Amazon. NEW YORK, Sept 15- Bricks-and-mortar retailers are trying to compete with Amazon.com Inc and each other by offering what they hope is the best of both worlds- online sales with the option of store pickups, delivery and returns.
Aug 26- Even with consumer confidence at a six-year high, retailers ranging from Target Corp to Macy's Inc are competing not only with each other but are also having to adapt to shifting spending patterns.
Aug 21- Target Corp warned of weak annual sales and profits on Wednesday as U.S. shoppers remain cautious and its new Canadian stores are not doing as well as anticipated. Shares of Target fell as much as 4.1 percent to $65.14, their lowest level since March, and were down 3 percent in later trading.
Aug 21- Target Corp warned on Wednesday its annual profit was likely to be near the low end of its forecast as it anticipated continued cautious consumer spending, the latest retailer to signal U.S. shoppers were holding back.
Aug 21- Target Corp warned on Wednesday its annual profit was likely to be near the low end of its forecast as it anticipates continued cautious consumer spending, the latest retailer to signal U.S. shoppers were holding back. Shares of Target fell to $66.88 in premarket trading after closing at $67.95 on Tuesday.
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.