Employees assist customers as they enter a Target Corp. store ahead of Black Friday in Chicago on Nov. 28, 2013. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg.
This isn't a surprise. The retailer already told investors this move was likely in October. Investors seemed to like the news.
Ty Wright/Bloomberg. Shoppers at the Easton Towne Center in Columbus, Ohio. Consumer spending in the U.S. rose more than forecast in October, a sign the biggest part of the economy is gaining momentum from a firming employment.
... Print. * Payroll data tops expectations. * J.C. Penney gets letter of inquiry from SEC. * Sears Holdings to spin off Lands' End business.
Bet the person who has everything doesn't have a metal, rose-colored Starbucks card. Starbucks plans to fix that by offering a limited-edition card for the holidays -- for $450.