Target Corp


  • Gun reform group names next target…Target Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 10:08 AM ET

    The Moms group has had success in changing other gun policies after launching similar campaigns against restaurants.

  • June 3- Discount retailer Dollar General Corp said it expects gross margins to improve in the second half of the year as it focuses on more profitable products such as accessories and stationery items priced at $1- $5. Dollar General shares rose as much as 5 percent on Tuesday.

  • Getting a college student on a budget? Here's how Monday, 2 Jun 2014 | 11:37 AM ET

    College isn't all about studying, but students need to know how to keep a lid on spending. Here's how to set a budget with your student.

  • No longer ignored: Retail catering to curvy women Friday, 30 May 2014 | 11:24 AM ET
    Singer/TV host Carnie Wilson attends Carnie Wilson & Jay Manuel Celebrate Lane Bryant's NYC Flagship on February 28, 2013 in New York City.

    The fashion and retail industries have turned an eye toward the often ignored plus-size apparel category, generating a 7 percent sales increase.

  • 'Sell in May' just isn't what it used to be Friday, 30 May 2014 | 9:40 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    For the second year in a row, selling in May hasn't panned out the way people thought it would.

  • Want job security for life? Major in this... Friday, 30 May 2014 | 6:48 AM ET

    Some of the largest U.S. companies are looking to hire cybersecurity experts in newly elevated positions and bring technologists on to their boards.

  • JPMorgan Chase& Co, PepsiCo Inc, Cardinal Health Inc, Deere& Co and The United Services Automobile Association are among the Fortune 500 companies seeking chief information security officers and other security personnel to shore up their cyber defenses, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

  • Costco results miss estimates as costs rise Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 5:24 AM ET
    A Costco store in Alhambra, Calif.

    Costco reported third-quarter results below analysts' estimates hurt by an increase in merchandise costs and other expenses.

  • May 28- Warehouse club operator Costco Wholesale Corp reported third-quarter results below analysts' estimates hurt by an increase in merchandise costs and other expenses. Net income for the quarter rose to $473 million, or $1.07 per share, from $459 million, or $1.04 per share, a year earlier.

  • May 28- Proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services has recommended that Target Corp shareholders vote against seven of the company's 10 directors, saying the board failed to manage risks that led to a massive data breach.

  • New high-frequency trading thriller hits shelves Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 4:58 PM ET
    Mark Russinovich

    It's one thing to hack into Target's database and steal credit card data, but is it possible for cybercrooks to hack the trading system of the NYSE?

  • MasterCard extends zero liability policy to ATMs Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 12:40 PM ET

    Earlier, the zero liability protection did not apply if an account holder's PIN was used for unauthorized transactions.

  • Shandy, beer drinkers' summer fling, returns Sunday, 25 May 2014 | 6:00 AM ET

    A growing number of U.S. brewers are finding success experimenting shandy. But will it just be a summer fling?

  • Cramer: Amazon-proof retailers? Friday, 23 May 2014 | 6:15 PM ET

    Looking at recent earnings, Jim Cramer has noticed a somewhat common theme among those companies doing well.

  • Credit card makers, stores clash over microchips Friday, 23 May 2014 | 5:44 PM ET

    Visa and MasterCard have renewed a push for more secure microchips in the credit card industry amid a slew of retail security issues.

  • Two firms recall walnuts, hummus on listeria scare Friday, 23 May 2014 | 2:38 PM ET
    Walnuts by Sherman Produce recalled due to possible health risk.

    Two companies issued voluntary recalls of hummus dips and walnuts sold at major retailers after listeria was detected in samplings of the products.

  • Summer grillin' with FAKE meat?! Friday, 23 May 2014 | 1:46 PM ET

    Soaring beef prices have some consumers opting for meatless meat, Gardein founder Yves Potvin told CNBC.

  • It's time for the Fed to get lost: Michael Farr Friday, 23 May 2014 | 10:01 AM ET
    Traders watch Janet Yellen, chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve, speak on during a news conference.

    The market is schizophrenic. It's time for the Fed to get lost — and let the recovery chug along on its own, says Michael Farr.

  • BOSTON/ NEW YORK, May 22- EBay Inc came under pressure on Thursday over a massive cyber attack as three U.S. states began investigating the e-commerce company's security practices. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman requested eBay provide free credit monitoring for everyone affected, according to a person familiar with the matter.

  • The investigation will focus on eBay's measures for securing personal data, the circumstances that led to the breach, how many users were affected, and the company's response to the breach, said Jaclyn Falkowski, a spokeswoman for Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen.