‘Life-and-death situation’: About 30 people left stranded at Target store during Buffalo blizzard
Jessica Sypniewski said she had never seen a blizzard this bad in her 33 years of living in the Buffalo area. Her family was among dozens who were forced to spend part of their Christmas waiting out the storm in a Target store.news.yahoo.com
HCISD, Harlingen police partner for annual ‘Shop with a Cop’ event
HARLINGEN – Officer Ray Delua and his young friend Kevin Fuentes moved through the aisles shopping for Christmas presents. “It’s a chance for them to see us in a different light,” said the Harlingen police officer as Kevin, 10, looked wide-eyed at the choices filling the shelves of Target. Kevin and Delua had met up Wednesday morning at Target for the Harlingen Police Department’s annual “Shop With A Cop” event in coordination with the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District. Each student received a $125 gift card to spend on Christmas gifts while hanging with a police officer. The relationship actually begins earlier in the year as officers build a rapport with local kids.myrgv.com
McAllen kids shop for gifts at Target thanks to store, police
McALLEN — Kids jumped for joy with smiles stretched across their rosy cheeks as they saw Jolly Old St. Nick himself arrive. They all waved at him with smiles on their faces here at Target in McAllen, where the McAllen Police Department in partnership with Target held their annual Heroes for Helpers event Friday. Gaston Balli, spokesperson for the McAllen Police Department, the partnership is meant to give kids the opportunity to buy items on their Christmas list. As each of the students wander around the store, Santa accompanied them in their holiday shopping spree. So I’m sure once we get into that store these kids are going to have a blast, especially knowing that they can select anything that they want,” Caballero said.myrgv.com
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Wall Street slips as Target stumbles and weighs on retailers
Retailers and technology companies led a broad slide for stocks Wednesday after a dismal financial report from Target overshadowed a positive retail sector report from the government.The S&P 500 fell [San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Target's 3Q profit drops 52% as shoppers force price cuts
An unexpected and potentially ominous pullback in customer spending ahead of the holiday shopping season pushed third quarter profits at Target down 52% after it was forced to slash prices for Americans who are feeling the squeeze of inflation.
Retailers’ stockpiles mean deep holiday discounts starting now
After struggling with product shortages for much of the pandemic, the country’s retailers are now facing the opposite problem: A glut of unsold merchandise that’s cutting into profits, derailing holiday plans and threatening to drag down broader U.S. economic growth.washingtonpost.com
Woman beaten by man in Target parking lot says her face went ‘completely numb’
A Willowbrook area woman is asking for the public’s help in finding a man she said blindsided her and punched her in the face in a Target parking lot.Marisol Riddle said the attack happened Tuesday at about 7:30 p.m. as she was loading groceries into her car.
KPRC 2 Investigates: Holiday return headaches, third-party shipping issues
If you are returning something you got over the holidays - it might not be as easy as in the past specially if it's a larger item. A record number of people shopped online this holiday season. That combined with the pandemic and shipping supply issues means the holiday returns season is shaping up to be a challenge. KPRC 2 Investigates is looking into third party shipping issues.
Here are 3 ways to save in the Summer Sale Wars
The popular Amazon Prime day has led to stores like Target and Walmart creating their own days of deals and specials, leading to an all-out sales war. There are a few things to know before the sales kick off later this week. We are going to help you prepare so you can save the most money and how to earn an extra $10 Amazon Prime credit.
Jump in hiring fuels optimism for US economic recovery
That is down dramatically from 14.8% last April, just after the virus erupted in the United States. AdAlso hiring last month were retailers, which added 41,000 jobs, health care companies, with 46,000, and manufacturers, with 21,000. But state and local governments have slashed 1.4 million jobs since the pandemic erupted, including 86,000 last month, and most have instituted hiring freezes. The Congressional Budget Office projects the nation will add a substantial 6.2 million jobs this year. Sounding an optimistic note, he said: “There’s good reason to expect job creation to pick up in the coming months."