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Target Archives

Target Canada exit controversy

Target Canada will close the last of its 133 stores by April 12, leaving 17,600 staff jobless and owing literally billio...

The Honest Co: a company for today?

Jon Bird takes a glimpse at a trail blazing celebrity with an honest to goodness retail business strategy.

In the trenches on Black Friday

Out the door at 6:36am on a rainy (what else) Seattle morning, I was already late for the Black Friday sales. Close on 2...

A digital Christmas? Bah hashtag!

While Target in the US gears up for its “most digitally enabled (holiday) campaign in history”, many Australian merchant...

Li & Fung profit falls

Hong Kong trading company on track to recover by year's end.

Blood on their hands?

Stuart Bennie provides his take on the Bangladeshi factory collapse and who is to blame.

Disney Targets children with QR codes

Discount department store launches interactive virtual wall for kids.

Speed can kill

Darrell Wisbey explains how the “need for speed” in retail can kill business longevity...

Retail always changes: live with it

Retailers are offering too many excuses – a changing retail environment is not a new challenge and good retailers move w...

How to fend off ‘showrooming’

Jon Bird offers five tips to help retailers counter shoppers viewing in store and buying elsewhere online.