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Target Says Pullout From Canada Behind $2.6-Billion Loss

CP | Anne D'Innocenzio, The Associated Press | Posted 02.25.2015 | Canada Business

NEW YORK — Target Corp. reported a loss in its fourth quarter, dragged down by costs to end its money-losing foray in Canada. But the discount retai...

This Is Why Target Sales Are So Disappointing

CBC | Posted 02.13.2015 | Canada Business

They expected door crashers and deep price cuts, but a little more than a week into Target Canada’s liquidation sales, some shoppers are complaining...

10 Per Cent Off 10 Per Cent Off: Target Is Re-Liquidating

CBC | Sophia Harris | Posted 02.12.2015 | Canada Business

Target Canada may deepen its discounts on Thursday, say company employees. Such a move could help placate disappointed shoppers who lined up early ...

Target Employees Face Wrath Of Bargain-Hunting Shoppers

The Huffington Post Canada | Mohamed Omar | Posted 02.07.2015 | Canada Business

Shoppers hoping to get a sweet deal out of Target Canada's liquidation sales are metaphorically kicking employees while they're down. Bargain hunte...

Target Canada's Sales Numbers Soar

CP/HuffPost Canada | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.02.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Liquidation sales at Target's Canadian stores could begin as early as Thursday.Target Canada will seek court approval Wednesday to allow a g...

This Is When Target's Liquidation Sales Will Begin

The Huffington Post Canada | Maham Abedi | Posted 02.02.2015 | Canada Business

One of the few silver linings to Target's withdrawal from Canada are the liquidation sales many customers are eagerly awaiting. The corporation, wh...

What You Can Do to Help Former Target Employees

Sulemaan Ahmed | Posted 01.21.2015 | Canada Business
Sulemaan Ahmed

What if everyone reading this post helped just one person impacted by Target layoffs find a job? What if each of us reached out to one Target Canada employee that we knew and successfully completed a five minute favour?

As a Former Employee, I Know Target Will Survive. But Will the Rest of Us?

Former Staff Member | Posted 01.17.2015 | Canada Business
Former Staff Member

Target's mistakes have caused untold hardship for thousands of people across Canada. But the hardship didn't start with its retreat. Minimum wage is appallingly low, and it is extremely difficult to make ends meet. When profits didn't meet expectations, hours were cut, further adding to our financial worries. Many thousands of us were notified a year ago that we were no longer eligible for benefits.

It's Official: Target Out Of Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.15.2015 | Canada Business

Target is pulling out of Canada. The Minneapolis-based retailer announced Thursday morning it has filed for creditor protection with the Ontario Su...

It's Official: Target Out Of Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.15.2015 | Canada Business

Target is pulling out of Canada. The Minneapolis-based retailer announced Thursday morning it has filed for creditor protection with the Ontario Su...

Target's Photoshop Fail Is So Bad It's Funny

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.28.2014 | Canada Style

Oh, Target. When will you learn? Last week, the good folks over at Photoshop Disasters pointed out this gem, which shows a model wearing a Skinnygi...

Target Shows Off Chic Looks At Toronto Fashion Week

CP | Lauren La Rose, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada Style

TORONTO - Target Canada brought a dizzying display of winter weather styles to the runway on Tuesday, part of the retailer's plans to bolster its pres...

'We Bit Off Way Too Much Too Early'

CP | Linda Nguyen, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.20.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - If Target Corp. could re-do its launch into Canada, it would start with just a handful of stores, instead of the more than 100 it opened las...

Target Comes Out In Favour Of Gay Marriage

AP | Posted 08.06.2014 | Canada Business

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Target Corp. is adding its name to a legal defence of gay marriage, joining other large companies that are taking a stand, just f...

How Tories Bully Charities and Abuse Power

Gareth Kirkby | Posted 09.15.2014 | Canada Politics
Gareth Kirkby

Canadian charities are experiencing an "advocacy chill" and changing the way they go about their work as a result of what they say is "bullying" by the Harper Conservative government. My just completed Master's thesis research finds that the denunciatory rhetoric of government ministers against charities, followed by stepped up audits is having its toll not only on charity operations, but also on the strength of Canada's public discussions and thus on the vigor of democracy itself.

This Is Almost Legitimate Currency

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.13.2014 | Canada Business

Canadian Tire money is so well accepted among retailers that you could almost consider it an unofficial currency, says a report from Moody's Investors...

Target's Horrendous Photoshop Fail

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.29.2014 | Canada Style

Today's Photoshop fail comes courtesy of American retail behemoth, Target. The retailer's website features a photo of a young woman modelling a bik...

Target's BIG Loss In Canada

CP | Linda Nguyen, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.28.2014 | Canada Business

A lukewarm reception to Target's first expansion outside the United States contributed to a nearly $1-billion loss for the Canadian operations of the ...

Target Misses The Mark

CP | Anne D'Innocenzio, The Associated Press | Posted 04.28.2014 | Canada Business

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Target Corp.'s massive data breach over the holidays and the cost of its first expansion outside the United States helped push its fo...

Target's Warning To Canadian Shoppers

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.22.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Target is warning its Canadian customers that a massive security breach at the retailer over the holiday season may have led to their person...

What Content Marketing Can Do for You in 2014

Lisa Ostrikoff | Posted 03.16.2014 | Canada Business
Lisa Ostrikoff

There are various methods in which content marketing can work for businesses in virtually any industry, with the information provided in a variety of formats. You can either do this in-house, or hire professional content creators in a variety of mediums to do this for you. Here are some ideas that could work for you.

Target's Big Plus-Size Mistake

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Style

Note to Target: Plus-size women aren't pregnant! In a baffling display of ignorance about women's clothing, Target put a plus-size dress on a pregn...

Canada Expansion Eats Into Target's Income

CP | Romina Maurino, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Business

Canada's reluctance to embrace Target led to a drop in third-quarter profits for the discount-chic chain, which said expansion costs and worse-than-ex...

Target Misses, Execs Make New Pledge

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Executives at Target Corp. say they will spend next year trying to reshape the habits of Canadian shoppers who have soured to the company's ...

Apple Dips into the Fashion World

Jon Packer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business
Jon Packer

Apple announced this week that they have hired Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts to lead all aspects of their retail business, including online. No surprise that designers from Karl Largerfeld to Kate Spade have created smartphone accessories to tap into the tech market, but Apple's high profile hires tell us something else.