Incidents mar Black Friday

Incidents mar Black Friday

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Some Black Friday shoppers showed a more aggressive approach to bargain-hunting than others, with one California shopper using pepper spray to ward off rivals.

Target is target of Black Friday protest

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- A Target Stores Inc. employee said the U.S. retailer's plan to open at midnight after Thanksgiving is unfair to staff hoping for holiday time with family.
Accused shoplifter leaves child behind

Accused shoplifter leaves child behind

DAVIE, Fla., Nov. 3 (UPI) -- A Florida woman is in jail after she allegedly walked out of a store with bags of stolen goods, leaving her 6-year-old behind, police said.

Target recalls plush frog masks

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Retailing giant Target Corp. of Minneapolis is recalling 3,400 frog masks that lack proper ventilation and pose a suffocation risk, regulators said.

Chefmate blenders recalled

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a voluntary recall of 304,000 Chefmate 6-Speed Blenders due to a laceration hazard.
Target recalls step stools

Target recalls step stools

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- U.S. regulators said the Target Corp. of Minneapolis is recalling 206,000 step stools that double as storage containers, due to the risk of falling.
Break-in suspects targeted FBI vehicle

Break-in suspects targeted FBI vehicle

MINNEAPOLIS, July 29 (UPI) -- Authorities said a Minneapolis couple accused in a months-long string of vehicle break-ins were arrested less than 6 hours after targeting an FBI agent's truck.

Police: Man put fake bomb on own car

LARGO, Fla., July 23 (UPI) -- Police in Florida said they arrested a man accused of strapping a fake bomb to his car before taking it in for an oil change.

Target recalls infant girls' sandals

WASHINGTON, June 25 (UPI) -- U.S. regulators announced a voluntary recall of Circo Aloma infant girls' sandals with decorative flowers that pose a choking hazard.

Target workers reject union representation

NEW YORK, June 18 (UPI) -- Employees at a New York-area Target store rejected union representation Friday, keeping the U.S. retailer union-free, a company spokeswoman said.
Union vote tense at N.Y. Target store

Union vote tense at N.Y. Target store

VALLEY STREAM, N.Y., June 17 (UPI) -- Union organizers and management at a Target store in Valley Stream, N.Y., traded verbal jabs in advance of a vote that could set a critical union precedent.
Target expands booster seat recall

Target expands booster seat recall

WASHINGTON, June 17 (UPI) -- Retail giant Target is expanding a recall of child booster seats that pose a fall hazard due to restraint buckles opening, U.S. regulators said.
Man accused of $10,000 in Lego thefts

Man accused of $10,000 in Lego thefts

OKLAHOMA CITY, May 6 (UPI) -- Police in Oklahoma said they arrested a man on suspicion of stealing more than $10,000 worth of Lego toys from area Target stores.

End near for Chi. public housing complex

CHICAGO, March 30 (UPI) -- Demolition started on the last structure in a crime- and drug-ridden Chicago complex, marking the end of an era of that city's public housing, officials said.
Man caught in California cop killing

Man caught in California cop killing

RIVERSIDE, Calif., Nov. 10 (UPI) -- A parolee arrested on suspicion of killing a California policeman is being held without bail and could face capital charges, authorities said Wednesday.
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A Target logo is seen at a Target store in Sunnyvale, California on April 9, 2010. UPI/Mohammad Kheirkhah

Target Corporation, doing business as Target, is an American retailing company headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It is the second-largest discount retailer in the United States, behind Walmart.[5][6] The company is ranked at number 33 on the Fortune 500 as of 2010 and is a component of the Standard & Poor's 500 index. Its bullseye trademark is licensed to Wesfarmers, owners of the separate Target Australia chain. The company was founded in 1902 as the Dayton Dry Goods Company, though its first Target store was opened in 1962 in nearby Roseville, Minnesota. Target grew and eventually became the largest division of Dayton Hudson Corporation, culminating in the company being renamed as Target Corporation in August 2000. On January 13, 2011, Target announced its expansion into Canada. Target will operate 100 to 150 stores in Canada by 2013, through its purchase of leaseholds from the Canadian chain Zellers.

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