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Ease Of Doing Businesss

What's Choking India's Rise in Ease of Doing Business?

The government had earlier set the target for breaking into top 100 ranking this year, which the government has now failed to achieve, and top 50 ranking by 2018.
Uber

Uber Hires Senior Target Executive to Lead Global Operations

Jeff Jones's exit is the latest in a string of executive departures from Target, which has made a series of management changes since last year.
News and Trends

Target vs. Facebook: 2 Paths to Handling Politically Charged Situations

Politics can muddy the water in the business world. If you find yourself in the middle of a debate, find a neutral position, know the consequences of your actions and keep open lines of communication.
Revenue Generation

How To Boost Your Revenues With Geo-Targeting

Geo-targeting is becoming more of a necessity as more of the world goes mobile and digital.
Target

Target to Get Tough With Vendors to Speed Up Its Supply Chain

"These steps are a key part of becoming more reliable," COO said.
Target

Target to Allow Transgender People to Use Bathroom of Their Choice

The retailer says that it stands for inclusivity and equality.
Target

Warehouse Workers Accuse Target of Not Paying Overtime, File Lawsuit

The lawsuit seeks class action status for misclassifying a position as exempt from overtime.
Lawsuits

Amazon Sues Former Employee Over New Job at Target

Amazon alleges Arthur Valdez was in violation of a noncompetition agreement that he signed while working for the company.
Start Up Your Day

Use Your 'Duckface' to Buy Stuff Online -- Start Up Your Day Roundup

Also: Those crunchy bits may not be peanuts in your Snickers bar.
Franchises

Target Teams With SoulCycle for Wellness Push

The two companies will offer classes and branded merchandise nationwide to promote the partnership, which may help the retailer improve its image.
Mobile Payments

Target May Create Its Own Mobile Payment System

Company looking into taking on Walmart, Apple, Samsung and Android in the mobile payments space, according to reports.
Amazon

As Amazon Prime Becomes More Popular, the Threat to Walmart, Target Grows

The service currently has almost 41 million members, according to a new survey.
Accelerators

Target, in Partnership with Techstars, Is Accepting Applications for Its New Retail Startup Accelerator

Ten companies will be chosen to work out of the Target offices for three months next summer.
Target

Judge Allows Class-Action Lawsuit Against Target in Data Breach

A U.S. judge certified a class action against Target brought by several banks over the retailer's massive data breach.
Retail Businesses

Target Is Getting Into the Beacon Game

The beacons will send location-based product recommendations, coupons and other alerts to customers via Target's iPhone app.