November 26, 2021

Tag: Target

Retail

About Those Amazon Prime Day ‘Deals’

Amazon’s Prime Day (now two days through today) has started a new shopping holiday, with dozens of other retailers discounting deeply as well. Walmart’s taking it a step further and doing a four-day discount sale. But are these prices really good deals? WCCO-AM’s Cory Hepola and I discuss it live for a few minutes during […]

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Target’s $7 Billion Bet: 2 Years Later
Corporate Governance, Retail

Target’s $7 Billion Bet: 2 Years Later

Today’s Star Tribune does a nice job updating a story I wrote about a year and a half ago regarding  Target CEO Brian Cornell’s aggressive plan to invest $7 billion in the company. I’m mentioning it in case you’d like more in-depth information and perspective on the risks and efforts that were involved in what is […]

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Beware Target’s Price Switching App
Business Ethics, Retail, Technology

Beware Target’s Price Switching App

  KARE11-TV reporter Chris Hrapsky yesterday broke a significant story regarding retailer Target’s app, which changes its prices on certain items depending on whether one is inside or outside of a Target store. Consumers can end up paying hundreds more without realizing this. [Verbatim] “For instance, Target’s app price for a particular Samsung 55-inch Smart TV […]

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