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• Target Corp. announced that it has named Casey Carl, most recently the company’s senior vice president of hardlines and one of the leaders of Target's multichannel steering committee, will be its new president of multichannel and senior vice president of merchandising. The announcement says that Carl will oversee Target's mobile and social networking efforts as well as Target.com, while continuing to lead its entertainment, toys, sporting goods and electronics business.
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