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Target Blamed by Senate, Sued by Banks for Data Breach

Target Blamed by Senate, Sued by Banks for Data Breach

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Alleging that private companies hold more sensitive personal data than the government, Sen. Rockefeller says Target "fell far short" in efforts to contain the breach of customer accounts.

In the Grand Screen of Things

In the Grand Screen of Things

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Seventy-one percent of Americans consume media on at least two devices a day. It's a multiscreen world, sweetheart.

Online tax debate grows as retailers and states weigh in on the clash

Online tax debate grows as retailers and states weigh in on the clash

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On July 24 the House Judiciary Committee convened for a hearing on the Marketplace Equity Act, one of three bills empowering states to compel online merchants to collect sales tax.

Brainy marketing

Brainy marketing

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Nielsen NeuroFocus is entering its seventh year as a research center in the field of neuromarketing. Caroline Winnett, CMO of Nielsen NeuroFocus, discusses what marketers can learn from her department's research.

Shrink database to grow leads

Shrink database to grow leads

One would think the larger a b-to-b target prospect database is, the more qualified leads there will be for the field sales team.

Consumer commitment-phobes force companies to change strategies

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Generation Y's fear of commitment is changing the way companies do long-term commitments for purchases.

Target targets 'Twi-hards'

Target targets 'Twi-hards'

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Target provided Twilight fans with a sweepstakes and in-store event they could really sink their teeth into.

Marketing trends get personal in 2012

Marketing trends get personal in 2012

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Targeting and personalization techniques are going to be hot stuff in 2012 and marketers will have to stay up-to-date or possibly be left in the dust.

Target flop shows need for tech prep

Target flop shows need for tech prep

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It's Black Friday. A crowd gathers outside your brand's flagship retail location. Despite the expected shopper crush, the doors remain locked long after opening hours because the store manager has overslept.

Manage marketing data and triggered emails

Manage marketing data and triggered emails

Email marketing, considered the first line of customer engagement, leads the charge to increase Web traffic and drive sales. However, setting up an email service independently relies on a large time and capital investment.

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