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7 mind-blowing facts about Target’s business

Target has been operating in some form for 117 years, having been founded in Minnesota in 1902. The first store named Target didn't open until 1962.

Target employees share their wildest stories from the retailer’s weekend register crash

Target employees all over the country broke out into a cold sweat when the company's registers decided to quit working en masse.

Target’s 2-hour register outage could cost the company $50 million

Target said an "internal technology issue" caused the outage, which prevented registers at its 1,850 US stores from completing purchases.

Target cash registers across America crashed for 2 hours, creating massive lines of frustrated customers in ‘The Great Target Outage of 2019R...

The incident was dubbed "The Great Target Outage of '19" on social media, with many comparing Target's struggles to the disasterous Fyre Festival.

More than 600 companies including Walmart and Costco sent a letter to Trump begging him not to increase China tariffs

More than 600 companies and trade groups have sent a letter to the Trump Administration warning against the effects of the trade war on US consumers.

Target is doubling down on same-day delivery as Walmart and Amazon spar over one-day delivery

The retailer announced that a total of 65,000 items will be available for same-day delivery on Target.com.

Bernie Sanders accuses Walmart of paying ‘starvation wages,’ attacks the CEO’s pay, and praises Amazon

US Sen. Bernie Sanders urged Walmart to increase its starting wages to $15 an hour from $11 an hour.
Target's Heyday iPhone charger.

Target just recalled 90,000 of its self-branded iPhone chargers over reports of them smoking, sparking, and igniting

Target has recalled its "Heyday" brand iPhone chargers because they may pose a fire and shock hazard.

Save an extra 25% on sale styles at Nike and 10% on Casper mattresses — plus 6 other sales and deals happening now

We rounded up the best sales and deals online today, with savings on Nike sneakers, Dell computers, and Casper mattresses.

The clever tricks Target uses to get you to keep spending money

Target is known for its addictive shopping experience. But how does it convince you to spend so much money?