Business, Logistics

Target Expands Free Delivery to Seize Market Share Opportunity

Target store Paul Sakuma/Associated Press

Target Corp. is expanding perks like free two-day delivery to snag as much as possible of the $100 billion in sales the company sees up for grabs from retailers that have gone under.

Matthew Boyle | Bloomberg News
October 23, 2018
Business, Logistics

Target to Buy Shipt for $550 Million in Challenge to Amazon

Michael Nagle/Bloomberg News

Target Corp. agreed to purchase grocery-delivery startup Shipt Inc. for $550 million, stepping up its challenge to Inc. by speeding the rollout of same-day shipping.

Alan Levin | Bloomberg News
December 15, 2017
Business, Logistics

Target Acquires Software Firm Grand Junction With Sights Set on Amazon

Target sign Tim Boyle/Bloomberg News

Target Corp. agreed to acquire a software company that manages local and same-day deliveries in a bid to keep pace with Amazon and Wal-Mart.

Matthew Boyle | Bloomberg News
August 15, 2017

Shipping Wars: Target Seeks Edge Over Wal-Mart With Free Holiday Shipping

Tim Boyle/Bloomberg News

Target Corp. is bringing back free delivery for the holidays — a strategy it hopes will give it an edge over Wal-Mart Stores Inc., which is eschewing special shipping offers and encouraging online shoppers to pick up items at brick-and-mortar stores.

Shannon Pettypiece and Christie Boyden | Bloomberg News
October 30, 2015