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Target to Up Hourly Base Pay to $15 by End of 2020

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Sep 26
Target Corp. is raising its minimum hourly wage for its workers to $11 starting next month and then to $15 by the end of 2020 in a move it says will help it better recruit and retain top-quality staff and provide a better shopping experience.

Target Reimagines Itself and Wall Street Likes What It Sees

By Anne D'Innocenzio | May 19
Target's first-quarter profits jumped almost 8 percent as attempts to turn its business around appear to be gaining some traction.

Florida Man Charged with Plotting to Bomb Target Stores

May 13
A grand jury has charged a Florida man with plotting to set off explosions in Target stores so that he could gain financially from a plunge in the company's stock price.

NOM Targets Target for Boycott

By Jason St. Amand | Aug 8
The National Organization for Marriage, announced this week that they want anti-gay supporters to boycott retail giant Target after the company announced its support for marriage equality.

Target Publicly Endorses Same-Sex Marriage

Aug 6
Target Corp. is adding its name to a legal defense of gay marriage, joining other large companies that have taken a stand on same-sex unions.

2012 Fashion Trends to End

By Mac Smith | Jan 9
For as many home runs that were hit out of the fashion ballpark last year, there seemed to be just as many foul balls. Some missteps seemed to appear time and again, causing us to wonder if the classic Hollywood "Step and Repeat" might need to be renamed.

Target Joins Neiman Marcus for Holiday Collection

They may make an odd couple, but discounter Target and luxury merchant Neiman Marcus are jointly offering a limited collection spanning from fashion to sporting goods for the winter holidays.

Target Sells Shirts to Benefit Equality Advocates

Jun 1
Target Corp. is taking some heat for selling T-shirts to benefit a group that favors gay marriage.

Target’s Pride Sponsorship: When Does Money Become Tainted?

By Megan Barnes | Jun 20
Target’s sponsorship of 3 Pride groups and its support of an anti-gay politician brings up the queasy balance of the need for money to put on these now-giant celebrations and whether accepting such gifts marks tacit approval of such corporate policies.

Judge: Gay Rights Group Can Canvass Outside Target

By Julie Watson | Apr 8
A judge ruled Thursday that a San Diego pro-gay marriage group can continue canvassing outside of Target stores in California, but the group’s volunteers must stay 30 feet away from store entrances and canvass at just one entrance at a time.

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