Target Reports Ecommerce Growth of 41% in Q2

| Daniela Forte

Target reported a 41% increase in ecommerce sales during the second quarter, with overall revenue increasing 7%. Comp sales were up 6.5% in the quarter, the strongest showing since 2005, driven by a 6% growth in store traffic. Here are some opportunities Target plans to focus on in the future.

Pure-Play vs. Omnichannel: Which do Consumers Prefer?

| Jonathan Levitt

Who will win the battle for consumers’ hearts-and-minds – and their wallets? Will the pure-play online retailers like Amazon and an increasing number of niche online-only sites like Bonobos and Fab.com, or omnichannel retailers that have the power of the Big Box behind them, win the revenue race?

Target Launches New AR Feature on Mobile

| Daniela Forte

Target is throwing its hat into the augmented reality ring with its launch of a “See It in Your Space” feature on its mobile website. Find out how the company is changing the way people shop for furniture.

Godiva Expands Its Ecommerce Reach Beyond Amazon

| Daniela Forte

Godiva is expanding its reach beyond selling on its own website and Amazon to grocery chains including Walmart, Target, Kroger, Publix, Walgreens, Costco, BJ’s and Albertsons. Here is how it is making its brand more available to the masses.

Target Ups Its App Game with Cartwheel Integration

| Daniela Forte

Target is making some major moves in its mobile channel, integrating its Cartwheel loyalty technology with its mobile app to show customers nearby deals and offer up coupons to improve the shopping experience. Here is how this could be a game-changer for Target and the mobile experience.