updated - October 19, 2019 Saturday EDT
Bruce Dayton, who co-founded Target Corp. with his five brothers, has died of natural causes on Friday at the age of 97, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal. Mr. Dayton, one of the five brothers who turned their family’s Minnesota department-store business in what is now known as Target Corp., was the last surviving brother.
Target Corporation will be closing 13 of its stores across the U.S. on January 31, 2016, according to a report from CNN Money. The retail giant cited falling profits as the reason for the closure of the stores.
Target Corporation has announced in a press release that it will be bringing back its free shipping and return for the holiday season. The company also announced that it has partnered with Borderfree Inc. to offer international shopping and shipping to more than 200 countries and territories.
Target Corp. will be expanding its price-matching policy and match the online prices of 29 retailers, up from five, according to a report from the StarTribune. The change in policy marks a big step for the retail company.
Target Corp. has struck an agreement with Visa, Inc. to pay its card issuers about $67 million in costs incurred from a data breach scandal in 2013, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal.