Target is looking to capitalize on the hot trend of home goods and furnishings with their newest retail concept, a two story pop-up store in the middle of Grand Central Station.
Target has seen an increase in sales from the mobile endeavors as of late. According to an article on RIS News, a revamped user interface and navigation, compatibility with Apple PassBook, and the adoption of new technologies has helped their mobile platforms.
Target Corp. announced today that it has begun remodeling 30 general merchandise stores in the U.S. Upon completion of the construction in October 2012, the remodeled stores will offer an expanded selection of affordable and quality fresh foods to guests.
More than 50 products from 24 designers, including Oscar de la Renta and Diane von Furstenberg, as well as younger designers such as Derek Lam, will be available at both stores and on their websites starting Dec. 1 until they sell out. Items in the collection will cost from $7.99 to $499.99, but most will sell for less than $60.
Kohl’s, Nordstrom and Target ranked first in their categories in a new survey by Harris Interactive The 2012 Harris Poll EquiTrend (EQ) study surveyed Americans about brands across several retail segments, revealing which brands prompted them to open their hearts—and consequently—their pocketbooks.
The June stores will be the second of three cycles of remodels for Target this year. Stores scheduled for the June remodel cycle span markets across the country, from Des Moines, Iowa, to El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio.
Loblaw’s Joe Fresh, Canada’s biggest grocer, opened a flagship store last week on Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue, but instead of meat and produce, it’s selling $29-women’s dresses and $12-men’s shirts, according to Bloomberg.
Target Corp. announced Thursday the location of its first 12 stores in Quebec. As previously announced, Target purchased the leasehold interests of 189 sites currently operated by Zellers Inc., and plans to open 125 to 135 stores in Canada, the majority of which will open in 2013.
According to a recent consumer perception study conducted by leading market research firm ClickIQ , a large number of consumers are checking out products at their local retail stores then going online to make the purchase from Amazon and other online retailers.
Target Canada Co. and Starbucks Coffee Canada announced Wednesday an agreement that will put Starbucks licensed stores inside most of the 125 to 135 stores that Target plans to open in the region.
Target will open new Apple-branded store-within-a-store locations in select stores, enabling the consumer electronics retailer to expand its retail reach into smaller metro areas.