#MyKindOfHoliday campaign, unbeatable prices and extended store hours
helps guests prepare for holiday festivities
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - This holiday season, Target is
making it easy for guests to bring their unique holiday moments to life
with a vast holiday product assortment at unbeatable prices and the
gift of a little extra time to prepare. From Friday, November 29 to
Monday, December 30, most Target locations across Canada will offer
extended hours to help guests check things off their lists with ease.
"Target is celebrating its first holiday season in Canada and we are
proud to offer guests a new and extended shopping experience in the
Canadian market," said John Morioka, senior vice president,
merchandising, Target. "At Target, we want to inspire guests with our
broad product assortment and help to make shopping a little easier. Our
stores offer everything required to meet guests' holiday wants and
needs - from home décor to gifts and toys - all in one place and at an
"My Kind of Holiday" Target's 2013 holiday marketing campaign is designed to celebrate
traditions - big and small - that make up guests' holiday season each
year. "My Kind of Holiday" will inspire guests to bring their holiday moments to life, from the first decoration to the final dessert. This theme will extend
across all campaign channels, including broadcast, radio, catalogues,
digital and social media. Target invites guests to join the
conversation by using the hashtag #MyKindofHoliday on Twitter and
With competitive price shops, price match guarantee, special deals and
REDcard Rewards, guests can shop at Target with confidence knowing they
will pay the lowest prices throughout the season.
Extended Price Match Policy: Target has extended the timeframe for its Price Match Policy for the
holiday season. If a guest purchases a qualifying item at Target
between Nov. 1 and Dec. 24 and then finds it for less or in a local
competitor's printed ad, Target will match that price. For competitor
flyers, guests can bring in a current local print flyer showing the
lower price by Dec. 24.
Expect More. Pay Less.: Target is kicking off the season with the launch of the Holiday Kids
Catalogue. There are 40 pages featuring over 250 of the hottest toys,
electronics and licensed gifts for the holidays, along with four pages
of coupons for additional cost savings. Starting today, the Holiday
Kids Catalogue will be available in-stores and online at www.target.ca/toycatalogue, and will begin arriving in-home. Target also offers Weekly Wow deals
in the weekly flyer that offer high frequency items at incredible
REDcard Rewards: To make holiday shopping even more affordable, guests who shop with
their Target REDcard will receive 5% savings on nearly all purchases at
Target, applied instantly at the time of purchase, on top of Target's
already low prices.
Extended Holiday Store Hours
To best serve the needs of guests, Target is offering extended hours at
all stores throughout the holiday season. Starting Friday, November
29, most Target stores across Canada will be open Monday - Saturday
from 8 a.m. - 11 p.m. and Sunday from 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. The following
locations have alternate hours:
Manitoba: Sunday 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
New Brunswick: Sunday 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Prince Edward Island: Sunday 12 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Quebec: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. and Saturday - Sunday 8 a.m. -
Black Friday - Friday, November 29
Canadians will have extra time to score incredible Black Friday deals.
On Friday, November 29, all stores across Canada, with the exception of
Quebec, will be open from 7 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Quebec stores will be open from 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Christmas Eve - Tuesday, December 24
All provinces will be open from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m., with the exception
Quebec: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Christmas Day - Wednesday, December 25
All Target stores will be closed on Christmas Day, December 25.
Boxing Day - Thursday, December 26
One of the busiest shopping days of the year, Boxing Day store hours
across Canada are as follows:
British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario - 6 a.m. -
Quebec 1 p.m. - 9 p.m.
New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland -
closed, but back open for business on December 27 from 8 a.m. - 11 p.m.
New Year's Eve - Tuesday, December 31
All stores will be open on New Year's Eve from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. with the
exception of Quebec.
Quebec: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
New Year's Day - Wednesday, January 1, 2014
British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan: 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Stores in all other provinces will be closed for business.
Visit www.target.ca for store locations and information.
Minneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) serves guests at 1,888
stores - 1,797 in the United States and 91 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:
Joanne Elson, Target Public Relations, (289) 261-1379
Target Media Hotline, (612) 696-3400