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Judge OKs $10 million settlement of class-action lawsuit over Target Corp. data breach

...another 1,400 unfilled positions and cut up to $2 billion in costs. It will also focus more on technology to boost online sales growth. The latter move will involve about $1 billion aimed at beefing up business from shoppers who are more likely...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-19/judge-oks-10-million-settl
Target lays off 1,700, won't fill another 1,400 vacancies

...that would go toward technology as Target seeks to grow online sales in an era when more shoppers than ever are on mobile...renovations, but the company wants to speed up its online sales growth. Target and other retailers have seen their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-10/target-lays-1700-wont-fill
Home Depot 4Q tops Street on holiday; OKs $18B buyback

...shareholders of record on March 12.For the year, Home Depot earned $4.71 per share on revenue of $83.18 billion. Online sales climbed more than 36 percent.The company expects 2015 earnings of between $5.11 and $5.17 per share. Revenue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-24/home-depot-4q-tops-street-
Urban Outfitters to close area distribution center

...workforce has provided key support for our exceptional direct and wholesale growth over the past nine years ... As online sales continue to surge, our new facility places us in closer proximity to a large percentage of our direct customers and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-16/urban-outfitters-close-are
Girl Scout cookie sales enter digital world

...said."The more you know in the digital world, the better off you're going to be in the future," DeWitt said.Online sales also have the potential to boost Carly's total cookie sales, her mother said. She is selling to family who live...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-19/girl-scout-cookie-sales-enter
Target reports quarterly losses from Canada pullout

...Digital sales increased 30 percent during the quarter. Chief Financial Officer John Mulligan noted that Target's online sales account for about 2.5 percent to 3 percent of the company's total sales.Even before Cornell took the helm, Target...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-25/target-reports-quarterly-l
Sears 3Q loss widens as retailer reshapes itself

...share. A year earlier it lost $534 million, or $5.03 per share.Revenue dropped 13 percent to $7.21 billion.Online sales climbed about 9 percent from a year ago.Sales at Kmart locations open at least a year rose 0.5 percent in the third...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-04/sears-3q-loss-widens-retai
Americans expected to spend $2.5 billion on Cyber Monday

...National Retail Federation.Research firm comScore expects online sales to rise 16 percent to $61 billion during the November...16 percent from last year. ComScore tracks U.S. online sales based on observed behavior of a representative U.S...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-30/americans-expected-spend-2
Home Depot tops Street; breach costs still hazy

...consistent month to month, suggesting that the data breach didn't have much of an impact.CEO Craig Menear said that online sales rose nearly 40 percent in the quarter, with increased traffic and more online orders being picked up in stores during...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-18/home-depot-tops-street-bre
Target sees higher profit in third quarter

...revenue at stores opened at least a year. That was better than Target's expected range of unchanged to up 1 percent.Online sales increased 30 percent in the quarter.Shares rose $4.95, or more than 7 percent, to $72.46 in afternoon trading...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-19/target-sees-higher-profit-