Dec 13 (Reuters) - Target Corp ::TARGET CORP SAYS AGREED TO BUY SHIPT INC, AN ONLINE SAME DAY DELIVERY PLATFORM, FOR $550 MILLION IN CASH.TARGET SAYS DEAL WILL BE IMMATERIAL TO CO'S NEAR-TERM FINANCIAL RESULTS.TARGET SAYS DEAL EXPECTED TO BE MODESTLY ACCRETIVE TO CO'S EPS IN 2018.TARGET SAYS SHIPT TO BE CO'S UNIT, TO CONTINUE TO RUN INDEPENDENTLY, WITH SHIPT'S CEO BILL SMITH REMAINING IN HIS CURRENT ROLE.TARGET SAYS DEAL BRINGS SAME-DAY DELIVERY SERVICES AT ABOUT HALF OF CO'S STORES BY EARLY 2018.TARGET SAYS SAME-DAY DELIVERY SERVICES TO BE OFFERED FROM MAJORITY OF CO'S STORES BEFORE 2018 HOLIDAY SEASON.TARGET SAYS DEAL EXPECTED TO "ACCELERATE" DIGITAL AND TOTAL SALES GROWTH OVER MEDIUM TERM.
Nov 9 (Reuters) - Gene Techno Science Co Ltd <4584.T>:Says it commenced the phase III clinical trial for biosimilars in ophthalmology, which is a joint work between the co and Senju Pharmaceutical Co Ltd .
Oct 19 (Reuters) - Target Corp ::Target opens 12 new stores across the country, expands plans for remodels and Target restock.Target Corp - plans to accelerate number of store remodels to more than 1,000 by end of 2020.Target Corp - plans to expand its Restock program nationwide next year.Target Corp says is opening 32 new stores in 2017, with plans to open 35 new stores in 2018.Target Corp - will add new voice-activated shopping features and plans to offer Target REDcard payment as an option for guests in 2018.Target Corp says by end of 2019, Target plans to operate more than 130 small-format locations nationwide in the U.S..
Oct 12 (Reuters) - Target ::Target deepens partnership with Google through Google Express expansion, voice-activated shopping and 2018 Target REDcard payment option.Target says plans to make Target redcard debit or credit card available as an option for Google Express shoppers.Target says users can also shop Target and all other Google Express retailers on any Google assistant-enabled Android or iPhone.Target says co, Google will also partner to explore, develop 'future digital experiences' focused on Target's style categories.
Aug 2 (Reuters) - U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission::Fred's recalls charcoal grills due to fire hazard.Says Fred's recalls 2,000 charcoal grills due to fire hazard.There are 2 reports of paint on exterior of grill igniting, no injuries or property damage have been reported in relation to recall.
July 26 (Reuters) - Mastercard Inc ::Masterpass speeds checkout for Costco shoppers in Canada.Mastercard Inc - masterpass will be live in coming weeks at Costco.CA for Canadian shoppers.
June 22 (Reuters) - Bim :TO ESTABLISH A %100 OWNED UNIT WITH 5.0 MILLION LIRA CAPITAL IN ORDER TO PROVIDE THE SUPPLY AND PACKAGING OF VARIOUS FOOD ITEMS ESPECIALLY RICE AND PULSE PRODUCTS SOLD IN THE COMPANY RETAIL STORES..
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission : U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission - Target recalls about 560,000 water absorbing toys due to serious ingestion hazard . U.S. CPSC - no incidents/injuries reported . U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says recall involves hatch & grow easter eggs, easter grow toys and hatch your own dino Further company coverage: [TGT.N] ((Bangalore.firstname.lastname@example.org;)).
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission : Target recalls magnetic tic tac toe games due to choking and magnet ingestion hazards . Says Target has received one report of magnets falling off game piece. No injuries have been reported .Target recalls about 19,000 magnetic tic tac toe games.
Europris ASA : Has agreed to take over five franchise stores . Franchise take overs will supplement healthy pipeline of new stores, of which 14 are confirmed for 2017 . Will with effect from beginning of March 2017 take over franchise stores Åsen, Ålgård, Ganddal, Bogafjell and Klepp .Expects positive effect on both revenue and profit longer term.