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October 9, 2019

“I love shopping at MY Target.”  This is something that we hear often at Jacobs.  Target Guests firmly believe that the Target they shop at is a little bit different than others and just right for them. It might be that their store carries one of their favorite items or it might be the amount of space that a Target gives to a certain br...

September 30, 2019

Holiday retail sales for 2019 are forecasted to increase 4.5% to 5%, exceeding $1.1 trillion, according to an annual survey by Deloitte, and with Amazon breaking over 40% of online sales this year, there’s a race among all retailers to chip away at their share. There’s one thing that Target can do, however, that Amazon cannot do this ho...

August 27, 2019

Jacob's team member, and our very own "beauty-junkie", Irena Kuyath, recently attended Beautycon in Los Angeles. Beautycon blew records this year with over 30,000 attendees, over 150 brands, and 1,000 content creators. Beautycon is open to the public and what makes it a fantastic event is that the purpose is not to sell to retailers, bu...

August 21, 2019

Jacobs is pleased to announce the addition of Mark von Oven, Director of Data, Analytics, and Design, to the Jacobs leadership team.  Mark spent over five years at Target, leading the Business Intelligence & Analytics organization where his main focus was cultivating and enabling a culture of data-based decision-making through data and...

July 25, 2019

According to Quartz, Millennials experience work-disrupting anxiety at twice the US average rate and Time magazine reports that more than 90% of Gen Z is stressed out. Savvy brands are plugging into this with wellbeing and mindfulness focused products, events and experiences, all tethered to their existing offerings to emphasize full co...

July 18, 2019

Target’s strategy of delivering online orders to guests in a one-day window is paying off. During Q1, digital sales increased by 42%, half of which was driven by store fulfillments and Target expects to hit $6 billion in digital sales this year. 

If we look under the hood of Target’s strong omnichannel performance over the last year, we...

June 17, 2019

Minneapolis,MN, June 11, 2019— For the 2nd consecutive year, Jacobs has been recognized by the Star Tribune as a Top Workplace in 2019 earning this year’s distinction as a “National Standard”. A complete list of those selected is available at StarTribune.com/topworkplaces2019 and will also be published in the Star Tribune Top Workplaces...

Last month, Target posted outstanding numbers for Q1 and is succeeding in both channels of digital and brick and mortar. Coming off a strong fiscal 2018, the question out there was will this growth continue and the answer was a strong “yes!” Comp sales came in at 4.8% (+42% digital sales) for the quarter and guest traffic increased by 4...

May 22, 2019

We have all done store checks.  We might stroll around the entire store a bit, commenting on what’s interesting and what catches our eye.  We then walk towards the aisle that is the home location for our products.  Now we really start to hone in on the details. We take note of what is on display – the products, the presentation, the pri...

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