| Dec 27, 2013
| 5:36 PM
Target Corp. said cybercrooks gained access to "strongly encrypted" personal identification numbers when they hacked their way into its systems and collected data on about 40 million customer credit and debit card accounts during the holiday season.
| Jan 29, 2014
| 6:18 PM
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department said Wednesday that it has launched a criminal investigation into the recent cybertheft of more than 110 million Target customers' data, including the credit card numbers of 40 million Americans.
| Dec 27, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Target Corp said PIN data of some customers' bank ATM cards were stolen in a massive cyber attack at the third-largest U.S. retailer, but it was confident that the information was "safe and secure."
The stolen PIN data was "strongly encrypted" when it...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 9:57 PM
In its bleakest days in the mid-1990s, Cherokee Inc. realized it had overlooked a key asset — its name.
The Cherokee brand, which began as a shoe line in 1973, evolved into a Van Nuys clothing manufacturing company focused on women and juniors...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 5:53 PM
Days after being warned of a security weakness in its popular app, Snapchat became the target of a widespread cyberattack that affected millions of users, a black eye for a local start-up with sky-high hopes of becoming the next social media juggernaut....
| Jan 9, 2014
| 2:21 PM
Target this year will be testing a new layout for the electronics section of its stores at more than a dozen locations across the U.S. in hopes that the redesign will boost its sales of tech products.
Currently, the electronics sections at Target stores...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 9:36 AM
WASHINGTON – The House on Friday passed legislation that would require the Obama administration to notify individuals whose personal information may be compromised in the event of a data breach.
After taking multiple votes in 2013 to curtail or...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:48 PM
The data breach at Target Corp. is dramatically larger than first estimated, affecting as many as 110 million consumers and deepening a public relations nightmare for the beleaguered retailer.
The Minneapolis company said Friday that the personal...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
As the hardiest of shoppers prepare for the annual Black Friday consumption frenzy, many are convinced it's their one shot at a great deal.
But "that's not even close to the truth," said Matthew Ong, senior retail analyst at online personal finance...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 6:11 PM
Safeway Inc. shares have climbed for two straight days on speculation of a buyout offer just weeks after the grocery giant deflected another potential takeover.
Buyout rumors erupted this week on reports that private equity firm Cerberus Capital...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Paula Deen may be in crisis mode, but who better to call a supporter than fellow Food Network alum and domestic comeback queen Martha Stewart? On Wednesday night's episode of Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live," Stewart expressed sympathy for Deen's current...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 8:11 AM
Shoppers trod carefully in January, lured into stores by retailers dangling post-holiday clearance deals but spending sparingly to balance out higher payroll taxes and lingering economic uncertainty.
Same-store sales at major retailers such as...