After 15 years together, Target and Michael Graves going separate ways

A new line of products due out next month will be Graves' last for Target. The designer came up with 2,000 products for the retailer. He says the relationship allowed him to design "on a scale that was unimaginable before our relationship."
Author:
Updated:
Original:

A new line of products due out next month will be Graves' last for Target. The designer came up with 2,000 products for the retailer. He says the relationship allowed him to design "on a scale that was unimaginable before our relationship."

Next Up

police lights

5-year-old dies 3 weeks after assault, mother's charges upped to murder

The girl died three weeks after the assault took place.

hospital, emergency room

2 teens, Texas man suffer life-threatening injuries in MN crash

One of the drivers crossed the center line and hit the other vehicle.

WIkimedia Commons - Frey April 20, 2021

Frey under fire for $359K Agape contract awarded via COVID order

Some council members called it a "misuse" of his powers, but the mayor pushed back.

minneapolis mayor - Sheila Nezhad and Jacob Frey

Minneapolis DFL fails to endorse a candidate for mayor

Sheila Nezhad and Jacob Frey finished first and second, respectively, in the endorsement process.

pontoon

Maplewood man charged with DWI after 'guys weekend' ends in tragedy

The 32-year-old was drunk-driving a pontoon, with one of his friends falling off and dying.

hail

Storm reports: Hail the size of tennis balls, baseballs hammered MN

Big-time hailstones slammed Lonsdale and Cannon Falls.

duluth police department

Man arrested for violent assault, robbery of 78-year-old in Duluth

The victim suffered stab wounds and broken bones in the attack.

Minneapolis police

More body parts found in 2nd area of Northeast Minneapolis

Police are looking for additional body parts.

ambulance

2 killed in head-on crash involving trucks on Highway 23

The crash was reported just before 6 a.m. Thursday.

Related

Target, Neiman Marcus team up to sell holiday collection

Minneapolis-based discount retailer Target and luxury department store Neiman Marcus will each offer more than 50 products by 24 top designers starting December 1. The limited-edition collection will be available in stores and online -- with most items less than $60.

Target preps for pandemonium again with debut of Jason Wu

The New York Post has an early look at the retailer's next hotly anticipated collection, this one from designer Jason Wu. Target created a frenzy when it released the Missoni line, which quickly vanished from stores and paralyzed the website, frustrating online shoppers. The Post says Wu's line celebrates "an American girl in Paris," and should prove popular with everyone from teenage girls to female business execs.

'50 Shades of Grey' adult product line has Target in a bind

Whether a new line of products at Target is appropriate for display is up for debate – one with many shades of grey.

Target shelves 'stalker' Valentine's card after complaints

The retailer is pulling a Valentine's Day card after a rash of complaints. Some upset customers call it "sinister and ugly" and say it makes light of a terrifying problem.

2 years after Target donation, corporate boards keep close eye on campaign cash

Two years after the Supreme Court ruled that companies could spend unlimited amounts to support candidates, some boards of directors are putting restrictions on their company’s political contributions. A lot of their angst goes back to the summer of 2010, when Target came under attack for giving $150,000 to a Minnesota super PAC supporting Tom Emmer, a GOP gubernatorial candidate who vehemently opposed gay marriage.

Target teaming up with specialty shops

The Associated Press reports the retailer is partnering with owners of specialty shops to stock affordable, limited edition merchandise. Target says it will feature products from five shops starting in early May. The shops will be open for six weeks, then Target will rotate in a slew of other shops in the fall.