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Interesting piece in Fortune about how Target "is going all out to become a leader in digital business. The company "is spending $1 billion this year on strengthening its e-commerce capacity, just began piloting a grocery delivery service in Minneapolis with Instacart. It is testing ship-from-store at 150 Target locations to speed up delivery of online orders with more locations to come shortly. And it has deployed beacons at 50 stores to help it personalize offers made to customers while they are in shopping."

The story notes that "Target’s digital sales rose about 30% in the second quarter of 2015, but CEO Brian Cornell has made it clear he wants to see more growth, a big challenge given all the investments rivals like Walmart and Amazon.com are making."

The broad strokes of Target's investments and strategic approach can be found here.
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