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Costco, Walmart, Target to stop selling nonessential items in Michigan

  • Michigan is forcing large stores such as Walmart, Costco, and Target to close areas dedicated to carpeting, flooring, furniture, garden centers, plant nurseries, and paint. 
  • These stores must also stop the advertising or promotion of “nonessential” goods by April 13.
  • A number of local governments have taken similar measures, prompting stores to rope off aisles and bar certain purchases. 
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Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued a new stay-at-home order on Thursday that bars large stores like Walmart, Costco, and Target from selling “nonessential” items such as plants, furniture, paint, and more.

“If you’re not buying food or medicine or other essential items, you should not be going to the store,” Whitmer said Thursday of the new order.

With the order, Michigan joins Vermont and a number of local governments that have taken similar measures, prompting stores to rope off aisles and bar certain purchases. 

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Target Transgender Bathroom Policy

Public debate around transgender individuals and bathroom use hit a fever pitch in April 2016, largely due to the controversial passage of HB 2 (otherwise known as the “bathroom bill“) in North Carolina.  On 19 April 2016, Target released a statement confirming a new policy about transgender customers and bathrooms:

Continuing to Stand for Inclusivity

Recent debate around proposed laws in several states has reignited a national conversation around inclusivity. So earlier this week, we reiterated with our team members where Target stands and how our beliefs are brought to life in how we serve our guests.

Inclusivity is a core belief at Target. It’s something we celebrate. We stand for equality and equity, and strive to make our guests and team members feel accepted, respected and welcomed in our stores and workplaces every day.

We believe that everyone—every team member, every guest, and every community—deserves to be protected from

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Target faces boycott after man exposes himself in women’s bathroom

  • Target is facing calls for a boycott after a man exposed himself to a girl in the women’s bathroom of one of its stores.
  • In a widely shared Facebook post, the evangelist Franklin Graham blamed the incident on Target’s bathroom policy, which allows transgender customers to use the bathroom or fitting room that matches their gender identity.
  • A previous boycott against Target’s bathroom policy led to declines in shopper traffic.
  • Target says the man who exposed himself was drunk. There’s no indication that he is transgender.

Target is facing widespread outrage and calls for a boycott after a man exposed himself to a girl in the women’s bathroom of one of its stores.

The evangelist Franklin Graham slammed Target for the incident in a Facebook post on Wednesday and urged his more than 6.7 million followers to boycott the company in response. In the post, Graham blamed the incident on

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Kitchen & Dining : Target

The key to happiness—a well-stocked kitchen and pantry! Find all the kitchen essentials you want and need for sipping, cooking and dining, whether you’re stocking the kitchen in your home, apartment, dorm or condo. If you’re looking to set up your kitchen or dorm all you need to do is create a checklist of everything you need then head to Target. The core kitchen appliances are a refrigerator, dorm refrigerator, maybe even a wine cooler, a microwave and a Nuwave 6Qt Air Fryer. Starting with the coffee lovers who enjoy a cup or a pot of coffee, find coffee machines and cute coffee mugs. Choose the coffee machine best for you, like an iced coffee maker, Keurig coffee maker, Nespresso coffee machine with Nespresso capsules, Cuisinart coffeemaker, Ninja coffee, or an espresso maker. For the freshest taste, grind your

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Home Decor : Target

Looking to update your home decor? Target has a wide assortment of home decor options for every room in your home. Our lighting selection, which includes desk lamps, floor lamps and ceiling lights, will help you brighten things up. Create a little ambience with deliciously scented candles, chic candleholders and fresh home fragrances. Pick up fun and funky decorative home accents and home accessories for a unique look. Or add an instant focal point with Target’s on-trend wall decor. Try one of our mirrors to give the illusion of more space, or bring flair to a room with elegant wall art. Photo frames let you add a personal touch, and displaying art objects and keepsakes on Target’s decorative wall shelves is the perfect way to make your house a home. To add color to any space, add strategically placed rugs, pillows, poufs and throws. Try our slipcovers to dress up

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