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This Might Be The Most Miserable Target Store We've Ever Seen

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 05.19.2014 | Business

Blame Canada. That may as well be Target's modus operandi these days. "Botched," "flop," "stumble" and "remarkable failure" have all been used to ...

Is There a 'Fat Tax' on Plus Size Clothing?

Tony Posnanski | Posted 07.16.2014 | Business
Tony Posnanski

Yes, I do believe there is a "fat tax" on plus size clothing. Honestly, I do not have a problem paying more for clothing. But do not add more money after I worked hard to finally wear the clothes.

How Your CEO Is Part of Your Brand Marketing Whether You Like It or Not

Penny Herscher | Posted 07.14.2014 | Business
Penny Herscher

If the recent uproar over the Clippers' Donald Sterling, Mozilla's Brendan Eich and RadiumOne's Gurbaksh Chahal has taught us anything, it's that, in this age of social media, the world sees the CEO as a key element of the brand, with the associated advantage and liability.

Data Security: Can Corporations Protect Us From Hackers?

Adam Levin | Posted 07.08.2014 | Technology
Adam Levin

Gregg Steinhafel's ouster at Target this week was a major C-Suite casualty in corporate America's war on hackers. Sales took a major nosedive after the retailer's big data security breach hit the news last December, with fourth-quarter profits down 46 percent. So what's a CEO to do?

Report: Arrest Made In Target Data Breach Case

Reuters | Posted 07.07.2014 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Texas police have arrested a man named Guo Xing Chen they say is linked to the devastating data breach at No. 3 U.S. retail ...

Target's CEO Just Lost His Job

AP | By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 07.05.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Target's CEO has become the first boss of a major corporation to lose his job over a breach of customer data, showing how responsibi...

The 10 Most Popular Stores In America

24/7 Wall St. | Thomas C. Frohlich | Posted 05.03.2014 | Business

America’s most visited stores are popular for a variety of reasons. According to data provided by Placed, a consumer habits data service provider th...

The Future of Retail and the Cloud Wars

Phil Simon | Posted 06.29.2014 | Business
Phil Simon

Retail is undergoing a massive transformation as we speak. Thanks to the rise of smartphones and apps, constantly connected customers are now able to ...

Web Application Security Risks You Should Know About

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 06.17.2014 | Home
Alex Ivanovs

It's time to take a look at some of the most common security risks that we can experience within our web applications, and perhaps it's time we look into those risks at a much deeper level.

Why Photoshopping Is a Matter of Life and Death for Many Girls

Lori Day | Posted 06.14.2014 | Parents
Lori Day

Unless you live in cave, these ubiquitous photographs of the famished female form will negatively affect most kids to some degree. The popular narrative that says otherwise is wrong, and is not supported by research.

The Danger Signs Are Adding Up

Brian E. Finch | Posted 06.08.2014 | Technology
Brian E. Finch

Namely warnings about cyber threats are growing more specific, and the language being used to urge action is growing more aggressive. Taken together, one starts to see a very interesting picture develop.

Paula Deen Restaurant At Heart Of Racism Scandal Closes

AP | RUSS BYNUM | Posted 06.03.2014 | Home

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Paula Deen and her younger brother, Bubba, have shut off the fish fryer and locked the doors at the Savannah seafood restaurant...

Hitting the Target

Abby Heugel | Posted 06.02.2014 | Women
Abby Heugel

I know I will never walk into Target as a mom. And while I have not one iota of regret or envy, that doesn't mean I can't appreciate the beauty of what I don't want -- or extend my admiration for those who chose paths that I'll never walk down.

7 Messages to Counteract the Photoshop Effect

Stacy L. Bettison | Posted 05.18.2014 | Women
Stacy L. Bettison

Today, altered images of girls and women (presumably men, too) depicting bodies shapes that are unattainable and unhealthy are used to sell everything from bikinis to lipgloss.

No One is Secure While Data Security Is a One-Sided Proposition

B. Dan Berger | Posted 05.12.2014 | Business
B. Dan Berger

Our economy and consumers are not safe if only financial institutions are accountable. The companies that store consumer data need to secure their house.

Target's Latest Photoshop Fail Looks Pretty Painful

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 03.13.2014 | Style

UPDATE: Target has issued a response to the backlash and criticism it received when they published photos to their website of extremely photoshopped t...

If It's March, Eat, Sing and Be Crafty

Greg Schwem | Posted 04.28.2014 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

Sorry, Mr. President.

Target Takes Big Hit

AP | ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 02.26.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Target Corp.'s massive data breach over the holidays helped push its fourth-quarter profit down 46 percent. The discount retailer a...

Holder Urges Action After Big Data Breach

AP | Posted 02.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder is urging Congress to require businesses to quickly alert consumers and law enforcement agencies in t...

The Urban Girl's Dictionary

Allison Bagley | Posted 04.20.2014 | Style
Allison Bagley

A guide to words I wish were part of our common vernacular.

Banks Footing Huge Bill For Target Data Breach

AP | By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 04.20.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Financial institutions' bill for Target's massive data breach keeps rising. Costs related to the holiday data theft h...

Kate Upton Scores Her Third Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 02.18.2014 | Style

Well, well, if it isn't Kate Upton on the cover of yet another Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. The model sits pretty on the 50th anniversary flip-s...

Gerry Smith

New Details Emerge In Target Hack | Gerry Smith | Posted 02.12.2014 | Business

Hackers gained access to Target's computer system and stole financial and personal data of 110 million shoppers by tricking an employee at an outside ...

Cyberattacks Not Coordinated, Task Force Reports

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 02.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A multi-agency government task force looking into cyberattacks against retailers says it has not come across evidence suggesting t...

Consumers Willing to Trade Privacy for a Price?

Jayson DeMers | Posted 04.09.2014 | Technology
Jayson DeMers

In the wake of the data breach at Target over the holidays, media outlets rushed forward to caution customers about giving out personal information at the cash register.