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Target Raises Q4 Guidance on Stronger-Than-Expected Holiday Sales

In Industry News, What's New by Lauren Parker, Accessories Magazine

Target posted same-store sales growth of 3.4 percent during the holiday season, bested Wall Street’s projection of 0 to 2 percent. This is more bright retail news against higher consumer confidence, low unemployment and increased wages. Some highlights: Comp sales grew 3.4% in the November/December period, driven by strong traffic and …

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Target Debuts Marimekko Collection

In Industry News, News, Retail News, What's New by Marilise Gavenas

Minneapolis-based Target Corporation, America’s second-largest discount retailer, rolls out another of its highly anticipated designer collaborations on April 17, when its exclusive Marimekko merchandise goes on sale in stores and online. But the lookbook is already out. Comprising women’s clothes and accessories, girls’ clothes, and home furnishings, Target’s summer-centric collection …

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Accessories Honors 2016 Merchants Hall of Fame Inductees

In Merchants Hall of Fame, People, Reports, Retail News, What's New by Accessories Staff

 New York—Accessories magazine proudly presents the 2016 class of its annual Merchants Hall of Fame! The recipients were selected by the vendor and retailing community for their exceptional retailing expertise and business/fashion acumen. Each received a full-page profile in Merchants Hall of Fame section in the January/February 2016 issue of Accessories. …

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Target’s Price-Matching to Lure More Millennial Shoppers?

In Industry Experts, Reports, What's New by Accessories Staff

Industry Experts

Minneapolis—Target unveiled a new price-matching policy today, which includes price-matching both online and in-store. It’s all part of Target’s greater initiative to compete with the convenience and price advantages offered by competitors Amazon and Walmart both of whom are included in Target’s new price-matching, which is set to launch on …