Festivities include product sampling, in-store specials and a special
appearance from Bullseye
MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Target is pleased to announce
the official grand opening of its Toronto Stockyards store on March 14.
The store, located in the Stockyards shopping complex at St. Clair
Avenue West and Weston Rd., is the first from-the-ground-up build in
Toronto, marking a major milestone for the retailer as it continues its
expansion across the country through 2014.
"This Stockyards location was built from the ground up, providing us
with the opportunity to build a prototypical Target store in terms of
design and layout," said Tony Fisher, president, Target Canada. "We
look forward to celebrating the grand opening of this brand new store,
which further reinforces our continued investment in the Canadian
market and our commitment to bringing the Target brand experience to
guests across the country."
Target's beloved mascot, Bullseye, will be in town for the grand opening
on March 14 from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Guests can meet Bullseye and have
their photos taken with Target's beloved bull terrier. Other
celebratory activities will begin when the store opens at 8 a.m.
Two other Target store locations, including a store at Kingsway Mall in
Edmonton, Alberta and one at Hillside Centre in Victoria, British
Columbia, will also be hosting grand opening celebrations on March 14.
Guests will be welcomed into bright, clean stores with wide aisles,
great guest service and affordable trend-right merchandise. The stores
will also feature a licensed Starbucks, as well as in-store pharmacies
designed to provide guests with comprehensive patient-centered
Target is committed to providing Canadian guests with a one-stop
shopping destination for stylish, quality products at unbeatable
prices, including beauty, apparel and accessories, home, grocery,
personal care and more. Each store will carry an extensive range of
Target owned and exclusive brands, including C9 by Champion, Circo,
Archer Farms, Market Pantry and up & up; exclusive, limited time
collaborations with Beaver Canoe (a member of the Roots Canada family);
and ongoing collaborations such as the Nate Berkus Collection, the
Sonia Kashuk Collection and Shaun White apparel.
For additional information on Target, including more stores scheduled to
open in 2014, please visit Target.ca.
Minneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) serves guests at 1,924
stores - 1,797 in the United States and 127 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:
Lisa Gibson, Target Public Relations, (289) 261-1221
Target Media Hotline, (612) 696-3400