Target axes mandatory retirement age as CEOs stay on the job longer

Target this week became the latest major company to axe its policy of mandatory retirement at age 65, keeping chief executive Brian Cornell, 63, at the helm for another three years. Target axes mandatory retirement age as CEOs stay on the job longer. The Minnesota-based big box giant joins firms like 3M and Merck in rethinking the convention of ushering corporate executives out of the workforce once … Continue reading Target axes mandatory retirement age as CEOs stay on the job longer

Target raises its minimum wage to as much as $24 an hour

( CBSNews.com ) Workers at Target stores and distribution centers in places like New York, where competition for finding and hiring staff is the fiercest, could see starting wages as high as $24 an hour this year. The Minneapolis-based discount retailer said Monday that it will adopt minimum wages that range from $15 to $24 an hour, with the highest pay going to hires in … Continue reading Target raises its minimum wage to as much as $24 an hour

Cyber Monday 2020: Best Cyber Monday deals and sales

Cyber Monday officially comes three days after Black Friday — with major sales in 2020 starting earlier than they used to, some deals are already live. Our editors independently selected these items because we think you will enjoy them and might like them at these prices. If you purchase something through our links, we may earn a commission. Pricing and availability are accurate as of … Continue reading Cyber Monday 2020: Best Cyber Monday deals and sales

Best treadmills 2020: Trainers share their home treadmill choices

Gyms are slowly opening back up across the country after many shuttered following the outbreak of Covid-19. But consumers are increasingly interested in working out at home in the interim, investing in stationary exercise bikes, for example. While recreating at home the experience of attending boutique cycling studios such as Peloton, Soul Cycle and Flywheel is growing ever more popular, I’ve never been into bike riding and the idea of … Continue reading Best treadmills 2020: Trainers share their home treadmill choices

Target joins Walmart in staying closed for Thanksgiving this year

Two of the biggest retailers in the U.S. are closing their doors on Thanksgiving this year, sidestepping a recent tradition of keeping the lights on for customers to bargain hunt after their turkey dinners. Target said Monday it will close up for Turkey Day, following Walmart’s announcement of the same plans last week. Instead, Target is encouraging shoppers to start their holiday shopping even earlier, … Continue reading Target joins Walmart in staying closed for Thanksgiving this year

From Amazon to JPMorgan, here’s the list of companies honoring Juneteenth

On June 19, companies across the U.S., including the likes of Twitter, Nike, and Target, will honor Juneteenth as an annual holiday. On that day in 1865, Gen. Gordon Granger arrived with Union soldiers in Galveston, Texas, and announced to enslaved African Americans that the Civil War had ended and they were free — more than two years after President Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation. The holiday was … Continue reading From Amazon to JPMorgan, here’s the list of companies honoring Juneteenth