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Target.com president steps down

After suffering a slew of troubles after launching its new website last month, the head of Target.com has left the company. The Minneapolis-based retailer announced their website president Steve Eastman left the company to 'pursue other opportunities.'
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After suffering a slew of troubles after launching its new website last month, the head of Target.com has left the company. The Minneapolis-based retailer announced their website president Steve Eastman left the company to 'pursue other opportunities.'

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