| 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...
| 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 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...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 4:23 PM
I'm a Target customer and I've been bombarded with emailed advertisements all month. I found it interesting that I didn't get an email from the store Thursday informing me about the theft of 40 million customers' credit and debit card......
| Jan 22, 2014
| 5:03 PM
Target Corp. became the latest major company to say it will stop offering healthcare coverage for part-time workers, and experts said it won't be the last.
The Minneapolis company announced in a corporate blog post that it was changing its benefits...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 12:21 PM
It was a stunning moment when open-wheel racing star Juan Pablo Montoya announced in 2006 that he was moving to NASCAR stock-car racing.
Here was a celebrated Colombian who had won the Indianapolis 500 and several races in the international Formula...
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 5:00 AM
When retailers opened on Thanksgiving last year, workers protested outside stores and holiday purists grumbled online — a distracting sideshow in what ultimately proved to be a less-than-robust sales season.
Still, 35 million Americans showed up...