Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Suspects allegedly broke into the Mitchellville Road Target early Tuesday and stole numerous iPods and iPads.
Bowie police arrested two Lanham men Tuesday on charges of burglarizing a Target department store on Mitchellville Road and stealing more than $15,000 worth of merchandise, according to a police report. Officers arrived at the Target at 2:30 a.m. in response to a triggered burglar alarm. Once on the scene, officers found a broken storefront window. Police said that while establishing a perimeter, an officer saw suspects exit from the back of the store with items in their hands. The first suspect, Mark Phillip Everson, 20, was apprehended almost immediately. The second suspect, Ryan Nicholas Prudhomme, 22, was apprehended shortly thereafter following a foot pursuit through a residential neighborhood. After investigation, officers discovered…
Friday, November 23, 2012
Extra staff, extra security and even some refreshments are all part of getting ready for a busy shopping day.
With retailers vying for your holiday dollars, stores and malls are pulling out all the stops to lure you into their establishments for Black Friday. So what can you expect from local businesses and malls, if you decide to brave the crowds on one of the busiest shopping days of the year? The Mall at Prince George’s marketing director Victoria Clark, who has overseen six previous Black Friday sales at the mall, expects that this year will be different from previous years because stores are opening earlier than ever. “With the early opening of Target (on Thanksgiving night), I expect we’ll be busy at midnight, but we’re ready.” Clark mentioned that for the rest of the mall’s stores, full security and customer service teams will be on hand at…
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
The soon-to-open Target at Waugh Chapel South is hosting a hiring week in Bowie.
If you’re looking to work for the new Target coming to Waugh Chapel South in Gambrills, mark your calendar for next week. Patch previously reported that the store will hire 200 general team members for the new location. Target’s Joe Danahy, told Crofton Patch via email that the retailer plans to host a mass hiring week Jan. 9-12 at the Crain Highway Comfort Inn in Bowie, across the street from the Bowie Target store. The dates and times are as follows: Danahy offered the following information to help job seekers get ready for the event.
Thursday, December 15, 2011
The new store is looking to hire 14 department managers, 200 general team members.
Do you consider yourself a leader? If so, the new Target in Crofton is looking to hire you. The store, which is scheduled to open on March 11, is now looking to hire 14 team leaders/department managers who would start Jan. 6 in preparation for the grand opening. The new Target in Crofton will be on southbound Route 3 north of the Kmart shopping center, which is 6.5 miles north of the Bowie Target on Route 3. The new store is also south of the Village at Waugh Chapel shopping center. The store is also looking to hire 200 general team members. For that hiring, there will be a job fair on Jan. 9 and Jan. 10 at the Comfort Inn in Bowie. The need for team leaders is immediate, said Jean Caufriez, the team leader for the entire Crofton store. …
Friday, November 25, 2011
Here is a summary of nearby shopping options in Prince George's County and beyond.
Black Friday is a holiday in its own right: You eat mounds of turkey and all the trimmings, only to get out of bed at 4 a.m. and shop at your favorite department stores. But things have changed this year as some stores opened at midnight (heck, some of you reading this possibly spent last night shopping). Still wondering where to find the best deals? Don't worry! Here's a rundown of deals in your backyard. If you're looking to travel a little further, try Arundel Mills Mall in Hanover, which will stay open until 10 p.m. tonight. They have sales at the Kenneth Cole Company Store, Nike Factory Store and Crocs, among several other stores. Happy Black Friday! Target The familiar department store is running a two-day sale that ends Saturday. …