Target is changing its focus to online e-commerce and , according to a report from Business Insider. The company believes its efforts towards this goal is are a necessary step to broaden its horizons. Furthermore, a new position is available for a person who understands Bitcoin and blockchains, which was posted by Target’s Minnesota headquarters on the crypto-job site Coinality.
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Target Focuses on E-commerce and is Hiring a Retail Payment Expert Who Understands Bitcoin Technology
This month, Target reported some details to Business Insider’s E-Commerce Insider newsletter. Target points out that it will be adjusting its stores and employee training towards e-commerce. The retail chain’s online business has grown “34% year-over-year in the fourth quarter 2015,” and the company notes that customers are slowly moving away from brick-and-mortar locations. Insider’s newsletter says the corporation will invest $2 billion USD in 2017 towards e-commerce solutions and improving customer experience on mobile devices.
On May 7, the Brooklyn Park, MN division of Target posted a new job on Coinality, searching for a “Lead Technical Architect, Retail Payments Security.” The architect will focus on retail payment channels, and work with enterprise infrastructure.