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Target Has a Registry for College Students? YES!

| Daniela Forte

If there was ever a moment I could say “I wish I was back in college” it is right now. I recently found out that Target has launched its first ever college registry program. How great is this? It’s not just for expecting mothers and brides anymore!

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Target CIO Resigns after Holiday Security Breach

| Erin Lynch

Target has announced that Beth Jacob, chief information officer, is resigning from her position as part of an “overhaul” of the retailer’s information security and compliance structure. Jacob’s resignation is effective March 5.

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Data Breach Affects Target’s 4Q U.S. Sales

| Tim Parry

What did the major data breach at Target mean for the merchant’s bottom line? It meant fewer consumers shopping at the mass merchant, as well as a $17 million net expense related to the data breach investigation. Target announced Wednesday that sales for its U.S. segment in the fourth-quarter decreased 6.6%.

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Target: Security Breach Affected 70 Million Customers

| Tim Parry

As part of its ongoing investigation into a security breach discovered last month, Target has determined that the stolen information includes names, mailing addresses, phone numbers or email addresses for up to 70 million individuals.