Tammy Redpath talks Target in India

While you won’t find Target stores in India, the bullseye is a growing presence in the city of Bangalore. Sometimes called the Silicon Valley of India, Bangalore’s culture of innovation and technology has led many U.S.-based companies to open global capability centers there. Today, Target employs around 3,000 team members in Bangalore. They work on almost every area of Target’s business – from technology and data to marketing and supply chain. Tammy Redpath, a Target executive from Minneapolis, is just completing her second year as president of Target in India. The Pulse caught up with her to talk about what she’s working on in Bangalore. What are some of your top priorities for Target in India? Tammy: The things that are important to Target in India are the same things that are important in United States – delivering our brand promise to guests, investing in the future and making Target […]

Get to know Laura, Store Leadership Team

What is the best thing about being a leader at Target? I enjoy the ability to mold great leaders. Target embraces inclusivity and diversity which makes it incredibly rewarding to be able to help guide people in their career. Target has created a culture of strong values and delivers a great experience for the team and most importantly the guest. I love being a part of this. What was the most exciting thing that happened this month? Right now, I oversee the Specialty Department and have a some incredible direct reports. It has been very exciting to see how they have grown and the level of talent that we have created. I have a Visual Merchandise Team Member who has been taking initiative and heading the training of our new Team Members. It is a rewarding sight when the Visual Merchandiser can not only create buy in, but be able […]

Get to know Angelica, Senior Specialist

Describe your typical work day. My typical work day consist mainly of taking inbound and making outbound calls to help REDcardholders find solutions to bring their accounts up to date. We all have a schedule each day that will specify when we have breaks, lunches, and/or any other meetings, etc. The majority of the day is on the phones, but during the week we may also have a few department events or meetings. It could get monotonous to be on the phone all day, but we make it fun by having games or contests throughout the week. What is the best thing about being a Senior Specialist? The best thing about being a Senior Specialist is being able to help others in difficult times. Understanding their situations allows me to empathize with cardholders to help them move forward to a solution. Making a positive impact in our guest’s life is […]

Get to know Kelsey, Lead UX Researcher

What is your favorite thing about working at Target? I have two favorite things. The first is the discount (I do A LOT of online shopping). The second is the opportunities that Target affords us. I’ve worked at Target for 5 years and have been privileged enough to hold 5 different roles crossing multiple pyramids. I’ve found my leadership at Target to be extremely supportive of me exploring and learning new areas of interest. This ability to continually learn and pursue new interests is something I’m very appreciate of. What is the best thing about being a UX Researcher? It sounds cheesy, but my honest answer is the potential to learn. Working on the research team, we are fortunate to get to work with a variety of subject matter experts across numerous teams in the organization that are working to improve the guest experience. In order to do our jobs […]