Target is kicking off its “Weekend Deals” for the holiday season with a Saturday- and Sunday-only series of savings on kitchen appliances and cookware.
Williams-Sonoma has appointed Anne Mulcahy to its board of directors.
At a Demo Day event in Minneapolis, Target noted that half of the retail-focused startups that participate in its retail accelerator program have entered formal agreements to test and pilot their products and services with the company.
Target has introduced Smartly, a new lower-priced owned household essentials brand comprised of more than 70 items, such as hand soap, paper plates, household cleaners and razors, with most items less than $2.
In its effort to fight the recent $200 billion in tariffs imposed by the Trump administration, Walmart raised concerns with the U.S. Trade Representative about the potential economic impact tariffs could have on retailers, suppliers and consumers.
The second quarter was a strong one for Target as the retailer reported its highest quarterly comparable store sales increase in 13 years.
Prime Day has become an event, according to market research firm A.T. Kearney, with 63% of Amazon.com customers planning their participation in the promotion four days before its launch, but that doesn’t mean the e-tailer is the only company that benefited from the occasion.
Target has appointed John Bauer as senior vice president, global inventory management.
Target has named Gemma Kubat as senior vice president, supply chain engineering and activation.