CVS, Target, Walmart stores to test plastic shopping bag alternatives

By Russell Redman Source: Supermarket News CVS Health, Target and Walmart plan to test options to the single-use plastic shopping bag through the Consortium to Reinvent the Retail Bag’s Beyond the Bag Initiative. The three-year Beyond the Bag Initiative calls on retailers to “think outside the box” to address the [...]

2021-08-03T14:08:16+00:00August 3rd, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Target offers same-day delivery and pickup of adult beverages

By Michael Browne Source: Supermarket News Target is expanding its same-day pickup and delivery services to include adult beverages, the Minneapolis-based mass retailer announced Monday. Order Pickup and/or Drive Up for beer, wine, spirits and other adult beverages will be available at more than 1,200 stores across the country, and [...]

2021-05-18T15:56:29+00:00May 18th, 2021|Tags: |

All In: How Walmart, Albertsons and Target Are Accelerating Change

In grocery, companies large and small, global and regional—including Walmart, Target, Albertsons and PCC Community Markets—are leading the way to more inclusive environments for their employees, customers and communities alike. “Although Walmart has been on the [DEI] journey for 16 years, we are still on the course of learning,” says [...]

2021-02-11T17:32:43+00:00February 11th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Target reports biggest sales surge in its 58-year history

Big-box US retailer Target has reported the biggest quarterly sales surge in its 58-year history, sending one of the clearest signals yet that shifts in consumer behaviour in the pandemic are widening the gap between the strongest chains and their weaker rivals. Brian Cornell, chief executive, hailed Target’s performance as [...]

2020-08-20T17:13:18+00:00August 20th, 2020|Tags: |

Target becomes latest retail giant hit by wave of Covid-19 walkouts over ‘insultingly low pay’ & on-the-job hazards

Delivery workers at US megachain Target have walked off the job, demanding paid sick leave, personal protective equipment and hazard pay, following wildcat strikes at Amazon, Whole Foods and Instacart. Staff walked off the job at Target delivery subsidiary Shipt on Tuesday, inspired by a growing number of 'essential workers' [...]

2020-04-08T15:17:40+00:00April 8th, 2020|Tags: , |

Traffic at Walmart, Costco and Target falls for the first time in weeks as coronavirus stockpiling behavior shifts

Traffic at Walmart Inc., Costco Wholesale Corp. and Target Corp. dropped for the first time in the weeks since the coronavirus pandemic ramped up in the U.S., according to Walmart traffic was down 6.7% year-over-year for the third week of March. The previous week, traffic was up 18.4%. At Costco, [...]

2020-04-02T20:11:56+00:00April 2nd, 2020|Tags: , , , , |
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