Unique brands and designer partnerships provide Canadian guests with
true Target experience
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 25, 2013 /CNW/ - Target today officially unveiled
its exclusive partners, owned brands and limited time only collections
that will be available to Canadian guests when stores start opening in
March/April 2013. Target Canada senior vice president, Merchandising,
John Morioka, along with special guests Nate Berkus, Michael Budman, Don Green, Sonia Kashuk, Giada De
Laurentiis, and Kate Young unveiled the comprehensive collection of brands at an exclusive event.
The announcement demonstrates the company's commitment to providing
Canadian guests with a one-stop shopping destination for affordable,
stylish, quality products.
"We are excited to announce a selection of brands that will be available
in our Canadian stores in 2013," said Morioka. "Target is known for its
innovative designer partnerships and assortment of exceptional products
that deliver on our Expect More. Pay Less. brand promise and we look
forward to bringing a number of our more prominent brands to bring the
true Target experience to Canadian stores."
Since opening its first stores in 1962, Target has set itself apart from
other retailers by offering great design at affordable prices. Known
for its unique designer partnerships, Target has worked with more than
100 partners and brands over the years, from high-end fashion designers
to small boutique owners.
In addition to Target's ongoing partnerships, Canadian guests will also
be welcomed with an exclusive, limited time only collaboration with Roots. Delivering the quality, craftsmanship and comfortable styling the
brand is known for, the Roots Outfitters collection for Target includes
fashion for women, men, boys, girls and toddlers, and will be available
from March to June 2013. In April, Canadians also will be able to
experience Target's latest designer collaboration with a collection
from one of the most sought-after stylists in Hollywood, Kate Young. The Kate Young for Target collection will be available from April 14
to the end of May 2013.
In addition to a wide selection of leading national brands, the
following brands will be available in Canadian stores beginning this
Nate Berkus Collection - An interior design expert and author, Nate Berkus' the Nate Berkus
Collection, available exclusively at Target, offers the latest
assortment of bedding, bath, decorative accessories, lighting, rugs and
Sonia Kashuk Collection - Makeup artist extraordinaire Sonia Kashuk is a true talent and
innovator in the cosmetics world. The Sonia Kashuk Collection at
Target offers high-quality cosmetics and accessories at outstanding
Giada De Laurentiis for Target - As a top chef, Food Network personality and author, Giada De
Laurentiis knows the must-haves for a kitchen. An exclusive line of
affordable cookware products, the Giada De Laurentiis for Target
collection is perfect for making irresistible and budget-friendly meals
Shaun White - The Shaun White collection features a full range of apparel including
denim, shorts, woven tops, hooded sweatshirts and graphic tees, Shaun
White for Target is affordable fashion for young men and boys.
Limited Time Only Collections:
Roots Outfitters - Roots Outfitters will launch a limited time only collection featuring
the timeless classics that Roots is known for, including sweat pants,
sweatshirts and graphic tees. The line will be available exclusively in
Target stores in Canada from March to June 2013.
Kate Young for Target - Kate Young is one of the most sought after stylists in Hollywood and
will be launching an exclusive collection at Target that will be
available from April 14 until the end of May 2013. The collection will
feature women's apparel and accessories, including an assortment of
special occasion dresses.
Target Owned and Exclusive Brands:
Archer Farms - Archer Farms is a premium, affordable brand, offering a wide array of
delicious foods including premium groceries and fine cooking
C9 by Champion - C9 by Champion is Target's exclusive active wear line that offers a
variety of options for men, women and kids, all at an incredible value.
Cherokee - Made for boys and girls, Cherokee is the classically cool brand with
on-trend, everyday styles.
Circo - With quality and comfortable materials, bright colours and fun
graphics, Circo allows young kids to be stylish, playful and active in
clothes that fit.
Liz Lange for Target Maternity - Liz Lange offers an exclusive maternity line that is ultra stylish and
modern, with each piece designed specifically for the maternity
silhouette to ensure women feel attractive and confident throughout
Market Pantry - Families on a budget can easily and inexpensively stock their
kitchens with Market Pantry product offerings, including food staples
such as cheese, eggs and flour, as well as snack and meal options.
Merona - Merona combines a modern classic sensibility and appreciation for
authentic style with options for men and women.
Mossimo Supply Co. - Featuring a variety of on-trend and casual options, Mossimo Supply
Co. is geared towards a younger guest with options for men and women.
Mossimo Black - With contemporary designs, Mossimo Black offers fashion apparel
exclusively for women.
Pixi - Simplifying the beauty routine for busy women everywhere, Pixi's
exclusive line at Target features multipurpose products that create a
naturally radiant glow.
Threshold - Designed specifically for the savvy, discerning guest who wants her
home to be a welcoming place for family and friends, Threshold offers a
casual-traditional look and feel for every room in the home, including
bedding, bath, entertaining essentials, home accents and accessories.
up&up - Offering everyday essential products from across the store, spanning
more than 40 categories including household, healthcare, beauty, baby
and personal care, the up&up brand is high quality, but at a lower
Minneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) serves guests at 1,782
stores across the United States and at Target.com. The company plans to
open its first stores in Canada in 2013. 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.com/hereforgood.
SOURCE: Target Corporation
For further information:
Lisa Gibson, Target Public Relations, (289) 261-1221
Target Media Hotline, (612) 696-3400