From a designer wig collaboration to affordable home decor, Target has
it all this year
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Orange and black is the new red
and khaki at Target this fall, where the stores have been transformed
into the go-to destination for tricks, treats and all things spooky.
The Halloween 2013 assortment includes a limited-time-only designer
wig collaboration with Chris March, creative costumes for kids and
pets, accessories for adults, ghoulish décor and, of course, incredible
values on candy.
"Halloween is such a fun time of year for kids and kids at heart. At
Target, we love seeing the creativity and energy that goes into
costumes and neighbourhood decorations each year," said John Morioka,
senior vice president, merchandising, Target Canada. "We want our
Canadian guests to know that Target is the wallet-friendly destination
for Halloween this year."
Chris March Collaboration
Target teamed up with fashion and costume designer and former Project
Runway contestant Chris March to create an exclusive line of
larger-than-life Halloween wigs. Inspired by his experience as a
costume designer, March designed eight show-stopping styles: Geisha,
Greaser, Starlet, Witch, Medusa, Monster Bride, Mohawk and Afro.
The limited-time-only collection features over-the-top foam wigs, each
priced at $20 or less, that will help Target guests create the perfect
Halloween look. The playful "Big Fun" collection, now available in
stores, will serve as the centerpiece of Target's Halloween product
Halloween Costumes and Accessories for the Whole Family
This year, playing dress up is taken to a new level for kids. Target
features the most popular costumes of the year, including favourite
superheroes and an exclusive line of Disney Princess characters. Top
kids costumes include:
Girl's Ariel Couture Costume - Target Exclusive, $39
Boys Wolverine Costume - $17
Girls Monster High Spectra Costume - Target Exclusive, $37
Boys Skylander Tree Rex Costume- Target Exclusive, $33
For adults, along with the exclusive line of Chris March wigs, Target
offers a large assortment of accessories for quick DIY costumes. From
costume makeup and faux facial hair, to masks, wands and capes,
everything can be mixed and matched to create a complete look. Top
Printed Leggings - $12
Police Officer Costume Kit - $14
Skeleton Costume - $40
Mummy - $40
And of course, don't forget about Bullseye, the Target dog. Available
in a variety of sizes, Target will offer more than 20 costumes and
accessories for pets, including an LED-lit bumblebee, a jockey and a
hot dog costume.
Whether adding a few ghoulish touches or decking the home from top to
tombstone, Target's exclusive designs and textiles are just the thing
for guests to dress up their homes. Jack-o-lanterns, owls, ghosts,
ravens and skulls are included in stylish products including tabletop
and entertaining essentials, bath accessories outdoor decorations.
Top products include:
Animated Spooky Victorian Phone - $15
18˝ LED Lanterns (available in Crow or Spider) - $29 each
16" Resin Tombstone - $15
Target's grocery assortment for Halloween includes exclusive candy and
treats, activity and baking kits and the perfect party favours to help
make Halloween memorable.
Top products include:
Candy Corn Bag in caramel - $1.99
Nestle 90ct Peanut Free Assorted Chocolate Juniors - $14.99
Halloween Boo Bands Fruit Candy, 25 ct - $14.99
For more information, visit www.target.ca.
Minneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) serves guests at 1,870
stores - 1,788 in the United States and 82 in Canada - and at
Target.com. Since 1946, Target has given 5 percent of its profit
through community grants and programs; today, that giving equals more
than $4 million a week. For more information about Target's commitment
to corporate responsibility, visit target.ca/corporateresponsibility.
SOURCE: Target Canada
For further information:
Tamar Nersesian, Target Public Relations, (289) 261-0145
Target Media Hotline, (612) 696-3400