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  • Redskins merchandise pulled by Walmart, Target, Dickís sites: reports

    07/08/2020 3:45:24 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 37 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 08 2020 | Dom Calicchio
    Big-name retailers Walmart and Target appear to have removed Washington Redskins merchandise from their websites as corporate pressure mounts for the NFL team to change its name. The disappearance of Redskins gear from the Walmart and Target websites was reported Monday by Pete Hailey of NBC Sports Washington. ďYou can shop for gear from 31 of 32 NFL teams on right now,Ē Hailey wrote. ďBet you can guess which team isnít represented.Ē
  • Video: Black Lives Matter protestors demand that Target stop calling the police on shoplifters

    06/28/2020 9:37:54 PM PDT · by grundle · 55 replies
    Wordpress ^ | June 29, 2020 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Video: Black Lives Matter protestors demand that Target stop calling the police on shoplifters
  • Black Lives Matter Storm Target: We Will Shut Your Business Down

    06/28/2020 12:19:57 PM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 93 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6/28/20
    On Friday night, a group of Black Lives Matter activists began shouting a political script in a Target store in Washington, D.C. The verbal assault was led by a male with a bullhorn, who read the script in portions which were were then shouted back by the rest of the group. They yelled, ďAll black people, living around this neighborhood, because you prioritize money over people, until you stop calling the police, we will continue to shut your business down.Ē
  • Police officer says barista put a tampon in his Frappuccino. Starbucks employees arenít so sure

    06/24/2020 9:08:43 PM PDT · by Rebelbase · 17 replies
    dailydot ^ | 6/24/20 | Nahila Bonfiglio
    An off-duty Los Angeles Police Department officer is accusing Target Starbucks employees of hiding a tampon in his Frappuccino. In the hours since his accusations made headlines, employees and former employees of the coffee giant have been trying to disprove the claim. The incident reportedly occurred at a Starbucks nestled in a California Target. Fox 11 reporter Bill Melugin spread the officerís story on Twitter, where it caught the eye of Starbuckís employees. The events outlined in Meluginís tweets and accompanying story didnít quite add up for some employees, who pointed out issues and holes in his retelling.According to Melugin,...
  • Rep. Chip Roy: Itís Time For Republicans To Stand Up For America Already

    06/24/2020 1:30:42 PM PDT · by DFG · 26 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 06/23/2020 | Chip Roy
    The United States of America is starting to resemble a Target in Minneapolis, overrun by lawless mobs and left for dead by the very leaders charged with upholding the rule of law. Today, we are witnessing the wealthiest, freest, and greatest country in the history of the world, which took more than 240 years to build, being burned to the ground at the hands of radical leftists motivated primarily by anarchy and a Marxist agenda, not racial justice. Compared to previous generations and their peers who sign up to defend America, these folks have contributed precious little to society. Yet,...
  • Antifa Protesters Charged with Looting Target Store in Texas

    06/07/2020 2:40:54 PM PDT · by DFG · 31 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 06/07/2020 | Lana Shadwick
    Prosecutors in Travis County, Austin, Texas, charged three protesters affiliated with the leftist anti-government effort known as Antifa with looting a Target store. The alleged looting by the anarchists occurred during George Floyd protests on May 31 in the Texas capital city. Fox 7 in Austin reported the militants were arrested and charged with burglary, looting, and property damage at the Target store in Capitol Plaza. The Travis County District Attorney charged the Antifa terrorists following an investigation by the Austin Police Department and the FBI. Officials said the lo0ters caused losses of $20,000 in property damage and stolen goods...
  • Minneapolis neighborhoods face food desert after looting closes multiple stores

    06/05/2020 8:27:04 AM PDT · by Salman · 130 replies
    Minneapolis Star Trubune ^ | JUNE 2, 2020 | John Ewoldt
    With Cub, Target, two Aldi stores and many small markets damaged by rioting over the past week, Longfellow and about eight other neighborhoods have nearly become a food desert. ďI consider the loss of these businesses devastating,Ē said Melanie Majors, executive director of the Longfellow Community Council. ďBesides just the food, thereís a lack of retail for diapers, formula, household goods, even clothing.Ē Many residents of the area shop lower-priced stores such as Aldi or dollar stores. Two of those dollar stores ó including Family Dollar on Lake Street ó were destroyed in last weekís looting and violence that arose...
  • Target CEO Releases statement supporting protestors: This has "unleashed the pent-up pain of years"

    05/31/2020 10:46:43 AM PDT · by nwrep · 191 replies
    Hiphop News ^ | May 31, 2020 | Aron A
    To those who've been critical of the protesters who are looting and burning down Targets -- please, shut up. The CEO of Target has officially issued a statement in response to the nationwide protests in the wake of the recent murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and Geoge Floyd. The CEO, Brian Cornell, penned an open letter in support of the protesters and communities across America that are constantly dealing with police brutality. "We are a community in pain. That pain is not unique to the Twin Citiesóit extends across America. The murder of George Floyd has unleashed the pent-up...
  • Target Closes 175 Stores Nationwide In Wake Of George Floyd Protests, Looting

    05/31/2020 10:15:11 AM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 62 replies
    forbes ^ | May 31, 2020 | Lisette Voytko
    Target said late Saturday night that it would temporarily close 175 of its locations across the U.S. after video of its Minneapolis store getting looted went viral amid the fifth night of chaotic protests sparked by the death of George Floyd, which saw protesters around the country destroying other shops and setting fire to police vehicles. ...In addition to the Minnesota closures, 49 Target locations in California and 12 in New York are temporarily shuttered, with the rest in Illinois, Missouri, Michigan, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas and Georgia‚Ā†, which have all seen protests. ...President Trump blamed Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey for...
  • Target is Helping Fund the Looting of its Own Stores

    05/31/2020 9:22:24 AM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 21 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | May 31, 2020 | Daniel Greenfield
    ...Good news for looters, you can find some overpriced junk with Teigen's name on it at Target....Maybe if Target stopped doing business with radical lefty celebs who help looters and rioters, its stores would be less likely to be looted. But Vladimir knew what he was talking about. Corporate America can't and won't stop following the lead of the radical lefties...Keep doubling down on social justice and eventually you'll run out of stores. When you make America a target, you also make yourself a target.
  • Target Closes 24 Stores Around Twin Cities As Protests Continue

    05/29/2020 11:40:31 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 26 replies
    Target announced that it was shutting down 24 stores amid†ongoing demonstrations, protests and in some cases lootingaround the Twin Cities in the wake of George Floydís death. -snip The stores that are closed indefinitely are: North St. Paul West St. Paul East St. Paul St. Paul Highland Park St. Paul Midway Minneapolis Northeast Minneapolis Nicollet Mall Minneapolis Lake Street Minneapolis Dinkytown Minneapolis Uptown Oakdale Roseville Brooklyn Park Knollwood St. Louis Park Crystal Eden Prairie Shoreview Fridley Richfield Burnsville Bloomington Apple Valley Apple Valley South
  • Target hopes to rebuild Lake Street store by end of year

    05/29/2020 4:58:41 PM PDT · by kevcol · 73 replies
    Star Tribune ^ | May 29, 2020 | Kavita Kumar
    Cornell said the company hasnít yet been able to safely send teams in to inspect the store during what he called a painful and heartbreaking week. ďItís just so hard to tell until you get the team inside and really understand the extent of the damages,Ē he told the Star Tribune. ďBut weíll do our very best to get the store back up and running as soon as we can, hopefully by the end of the year.Ē
  • Police: Dozens Looted Target Store in St. Paul, Minnesota

    05/28/2020 5:27:43 PM PDT · by Morgana · 57 replies
    BREITBART ^ | May 28, 2020 | Joshua Caplan
    St. Paul police on Thursday responded to a group of alleged looters at the Midway Target as protests spread over the death of George Floyd, according to local reports. Officers responded to the area around 11:30 a.m. and found between 50 and 60 people grabbing merchandise off the shelves without paying, said St. Paul police spokesman Steve Linders. Many dropped the goods and ran when authorities arrived. A fight broke out in the parking lot between a pedestrian and a driver, who reportedly tried to run down the person with their car. The motorist missed and hit another vehicle. No...
  • Target employee breaks arm in fight with shoppers who wouldn't wear masks, police say

    05/13/2020 8:36:19 AM PDT · by Meatspace · 96 replies
    CNN ^ | 5/12/20 | David Williams
    Two men who allegedly refused to wear masks inside a Target store in California are facing felony battery charges after a fight that left an employee security guard with a broken arm, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. The suspects were not wearing face coverings when they entered the store's Van Nuys location on May 1, and were confronted by store employees, police said in a statement released on Monday. They were being escorted out of the store when the fight broke out, police said in a statement released on Monday.
  • Target raised wages. Then it cut workers' hours and doubled their workload

    02/27/2020 4:24:24 PM PST · by matt04 · 28 replies
    Workers say Target is making drastic cuts to their schedules and doubling their workload as it increases minimum wage under its Ďmodernization planí to increase efficiency Adam Ryan, 31, has worked at Target in Christiansburg, Virginia, for three years. He works additional jobs whenever heís able to, but is regularly scheduled only 20 hours per week at Target, despite having open availability. ... In Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Bonnie Furlong has worked as a cashier at Target for about seven years, but still makes what starting workers make, $13 an hour. ďThe last time they raised it, they cut our hours, so...
  • Virginia police confront black man wearing KKK robe outside Target StoreÖ PHOTOS

    02/12/2020 9:23:18 AM PST · by Red Badger · 41 replies ^ | February 12, 2020 11:27 am | Kane
    <p>STAFFORD COURTHOUSE, Va. (AP) ó A black man seen wearing a Ku Klux Klan robe and hood at a Virginia shopping center Tuesday told sheriffís deputies that he was performing a social experiment, according to authorities.</p> <p>The Stafford County Sheriffís Office was called to a Target store at the Stafford Marketplace around 2:30 p.m. to investigate reports of someone wearing the costume, Maj. Shawn Kimmitz said in a video statement posted to social media. Deputies found the person in the robe, identified him as a black man and determined he didnít live in the area, he added.</p>
  • Saturday Was The Biggest Shopping Day In US Retail History: Long-Struggling Dept. Stores Had Their Best Weekend of the Season

    12/24/2019 7:48:18 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 57 replies
    Hotair ^ | 12/24/2019 | John Sexton
    Super Saturday (Dec. 21) was expected to be a bigger sales day this year than Black Friday and it did not disappoint. Bloomberg reports it was the biggest single day in US retail history: Holiday shopping set records over the weekend, with Super Saturday sales reaching $34.4 billion, the biggest single day in U.S. retail history, according to Customer Growth Partners.ďPaced by the ĎBig Fourí mega-retailers ó Walmart, Amazon, Costco and Target ó Super Saturday was boosted by the best traffic our team has seen in years,Ē said Craig Johnson, president of the retail research firmÖWhile foot traffic was...
  • Saturday shopping set a single-day sales record, analyst says

    12/23/2019 8:39:43 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 17 replies
    msn ^ | 12/23/2019 | Lisa Wolfson
    Holiday shopping set records over the weekend, with Super Saturday sales reaching $34.4 billion, the biggest single day in U.S. retail history, according to Customer Growth Partners. ďPaced by the ĎBig Fourí mega-retailers -- Walmart, Amazon, Costco and Target -- Super Saturday was boosted by the best traffic our team has seen in years,Ē said Craig Johnson, president of the retail research firm. Job growth and fatter wallets, along with stronger household finances, have put consumers in a buying mood this season, Johnson said. And more of them are shopping online. As retailers offer improved web platforms, online spending so...
  • Police Release Video of Man Attacking Children in California Target Store

    12/12/2019 2:29:54 PM PST · by familyop · 46 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | December 12, 2019 | WARNER TODD HUSTON
    Without warning, the man is seen hitting an 11-year-old boy from behind and then punching a five-year-old boy in the face...Police reported that the suspect appeared to be high on drugs and was reportedly acting strangely in the store before the attacks...Hardcastle was sentenced on December 4, after pleading no contest to assault and causing great bodily injury to a minor.
  • Targetís aim at LGBT market improves

    12/04/2019 6:33:24 AM PST · by Salman · 82 replies
    Dallas Voice ^ | Dec 3, 2019 | Scott Stiffler
    Fifty years after Stonewall, LGBT people who listen to a song, stream a series or read a book have more positive images to draw upon than ever before. But where are our faces in the ads that sell us those things ó or, for that matter, pretty much everything? Rarely seen is the same-sex couple sizing up choices at a car dealership, passing around a tube of toothpaste during their morning routine or sharing a smooch as anniversary rings are exchanged. ďThereís just a very small group of companies that make an effort to educate themselves and to progressÖ to...