Retailer completes 2014 store openings with new stores in Ontario and Winnipeg
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Target Canada announced today the official opening of three new stores, located on St. Laurent Blvd., in Ottawa, Ont.; Sheridan Centre in Mississauga, Ont. and Polo Park in Winnipeg, Man. The opening of the three new stores marks the final stores scheduled to open in 2014 and brings the total number of Target Canada stores open across the country to 133.
"The opening of these three stores marks another important milestone for Target Canada," said Mark Schindele, president, Target Canada. "As we head into the holiday season, we're thrilled to offer our guests additional locations to find exclusive merchandise, great value and a unique shopping experience."
Just in time for the busy holiday season, Target guests will be welcomed into bright, clean stores with wide aisles, exceptional guest service and trend-right merchandise at a great value. The three new stores will also feature a licensed Starbucks, as well as in-store pharmacies. On October 17, guests will be treated to unbeatable deals and special "new store" promotions to mark the grand opening, including an exclusive one-page coupon special with unbeatable deals. Target's flyer, containing additional savings, will also launch at these stores on October 17.
Starting in March, 2013, Target Canada began its unprecedented Canadian expansion by opening 124 stores within nine months. In 2014, Target continued its growth in the Canadian marketplace by adding an additional nine stores, including the first ground-up builds at Toronto Stockyards, Park Place in Barrie, Candiac, Quebec and the Polo Park, opening today.
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, kids and baby, and more. Each of the three new stores will carry an extensive range of Target owned and exclusive brands, as well ongoing collaborations with Beaver Canoe (a member of the Roots Canada family), the Nate Berkus Collection, Sonia Kashuk and Pixi beauty collections and the recently announced, exclusive limited time only TOMS for Target collection, launching in Target stores on November 16.
Target is proud to employ an average of 150 team members at each of its Canadian locations, including the three new stores announced today. For more information on store locations, please visit target.ca.
Minneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) serves guests at 1,934 stores – 1,801 in the United States and 133 in Canada – and at Target.com. Since 1946, Target has given 5 percent of its profit to communities, that giving equals more than $4 million a week. For more information, visit Target.com/Pressroom. For a behind-the-scenes look at Target, visit ABullseyeView.com or follow @TargetNews on Twitter.
SOURCE: Target Canada
For further information: Contacts: Emily Vear, Target Public Relations, (289) 261-0145, Target Media Hotline, (612) 696-3400