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Investigation Into Hack Widens

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

BOSTON (Reuters) - State attorneys general from around the country are banding together to probe the Target data breach, New York Attorney General Eri...

Move Over Sephora, Target Is Closing In

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style

Target really wants you to know that it is, in fact, a one-stop shop. Women's Wear Daily is reporting that everyone's favorite store is geared up ...

Target Admits Even More Bad News

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

Target announced Friday that sensitive information, including customers' names, mailing addresses, phone numbers and email addresses, was stolen from ...

This Is NOT the Candy Land of Your Childhood

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 03.11.2014 | Women
Sheila Moeschen

He steered me in the direction of an end cap a few aisles away, calling out to me as I hurried off, "They changed the box and packaging a little bit, but you should be able to spot it." Spotted.

Should We Count on Companies to Protect Us From Toxic Chemicals?

Jeanne Rizzo | Posted 03.11.2014 | Green
Jeanne Rizzo

Simply put, we can't rely on these companies to voluntarily make the kind of transformative changes we need to ensure our everyday products are free of chemicals linked to disease.

Proof Killing Thanksgiving Wasn't Even Worth It

Reuters | Posted 03.11.2014 | Business

By Phil Wahba NEW YORK, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Many large U.S. retailers slashed their earnings forecasts on Thursday becau...

5 Lessons from the Snapchat and Target Hacks

Michael Gregg | Posted 03.08.2014 | Technology
Michael Gregg

It's not just small companies that have security breaches. Even Fortune 500s and government agencies are regularly breached. As a consumer, make sure that you understand the risks to your personal and financial data.

OY: Target Decides Plus-Size And Pregnant Are The Same Thing

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style

For reasons we can't explain, some mainstream retailers find it challenging to cast models for plus-size clothing, often resorting to models who are a...

13 Things That Shouldn't Make It Into 2014

Michelle Higginson | Posted 03.02.2014 | Comedy
Michelle Higginson

2. The part this poorly-designed site played--or failed to play for that matter--in the introduction of Obamacare was damn-near disastrous. We live in a world where babies know how to use iPads. Figure it out, America.

Data, Privacy and Economic Station: The Data Vulnerabilities of Those Less Advantaged

Christina Gagnier | Posted 03.02.2014 | Technology
Christina Gagnier

While we have decided to protect certain classes of people (children) and information (health and financial), we may not be doing enough to protect consumers who do not have the means, or choices available to them, to protect themselves.

Target Admits ANOTHER Major Glitch

AP | By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 03.02.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Target is getting hit with another lump of coal this holiday season. The nation's second-largest discount retailer sa...

Woman Wastes 6 Hours Of Her Life On Hold With Target

Posted 12.30.2013 | Business

Think you've had a frustrating phone experience with a customer service rep? It was likely a breeze compared to the hell endured by Katie Johnson. ...

Target Makes Disturbing Admission

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.27.2013 | Business

Target confirmed Friday that encrypted PIN data was stolen during the massive data breach that affected an estimated 40 million accounts. Though the P...

Are Retailers Doing Enough to Protect Consumers From Data Breaches?

B. Dan Berger | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics
B. Dan Berger

NAFCU urges Congress to make the issue of data security a priority in 2014 and enforce a stricter standard on merchants and retailers to protect consumers from breaches that compromise their financial and personal information.

Menendez Calls For Accountability In Target Breach

AP | KATIE ZEZIMA | Posted 12.26.2013 | Politics

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Sen. Robert Menendez wants the federal government to hold companies accountable when their customers' financial information...

Target Suffers Huge Blow

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 02.13.2014 | Business

Target, the discount retailer affectionately known as “Tar-jay” by its loyal legions of fans, just suffered a huge blow to its once-stellar reputa...

More Trouble For Target

AP | By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 02.23.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Target Corp. said on Monday that the Department of Justice is investigating the credit and debit card security breach at the retaile...

Gerry Smith

The Hidden Culprit In The Target Credit Hijack | Gerry Smith | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

After thieves hijacked credit and debit card data belonging to 40 million Target shoppers, many blamed the retail giant for putting them at risk of id...

An Open Letter to Target: Where Are the Cool Tees for Women?

Leah LaRocco | Posted 02.22.2014 | Women
Leah LaRocco

I think you're great, Target. Your greeting card and nail polish selections rock. But let's talk about clothing, specifically graphic tees, because last night you let me down, Target.

Well This Was Inevitable...

Reuters | Posted 02.22.2014 | Business

Dec 23 (Reuters) - In the wake of a massive data breach, Target Corp suffered reduced customer traffic over one of the busiest shopping weekends of ...

Why I Won't Stop Shopping at Target

Evelyn Lauer | Posted 02.21.2014 | Business
Evelyn Lauer

Yes, I panicked -- but not for long. The next day I was back in Target buying something or another that I'm sure I didn't need. It doesn't help that I live a block away from Target. It's like a second home.

Why Your Travel Loyalty Shouldn't Be For Sale

Christopher Elliott | Posted 02.21.2014 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Maybe it's time to rethink what we mean by "loyalty." Maybe real loyalty, like trust, must be earned -- not coerced or bought.

Three Reasons to Check Your Credit-Debit Card Statements

Jeanne Kelly | Posted 02.19.2014 | Money
Jeanne Kelly

Credit cards are really good tools to help build your credit history but you need to review your cards regularly to ensure that you are being charged what you should be charged for.

Hacking Soap and Diaper Purchases

Christina Gagnier | Posted 02.19.2014 | Technology
Christina Gagnier

Rumored yesterday and confirmed this morning, everyman retailer Target has announced that the credit card information for forty million customers was ...

5 Things to Do If You Shopped at Target During Their Data Breach

Adam Levin | Posted 02.18.2014 | Technology
Adam Levin

Consumers just have to prepare for the day that they inevitably will have to deal with an identity theft issue, because it's no longer a matter of "if": It's a matter of "when."