Each store to employ between 150 - 200 team members
MINNEAPOLIS, March 29, 2012 /CNW/ - Today Target Corporation is pleased to announce the location of its first 12 stores in Quebec. As previously announced, Target purchased the leasehold interests of 189 sites currently operated by Zellers Inc., and plans to open 125 to 135 stores in Canada, the majority of which will open in 2013. Target intends to announce additional Quebec store locations in the coming months.
Target plans to open stores in the following locations in fall 2013:
- Galeries D'Anjou, Anjou
- Place Portobello, Brossard
- Les Galeries Gatineau, Gatineau
- Les Galeries Joliette, Joliette
- Galeries Chagnon, Levis
- Place Alexis Nihon, Montreal
- Place Vertu, Montreal
- Les Promenades Saint-Bruno, Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville
- Carrefour De L'Estrie, Sherbrooke
- Place Laurier, Sainte-Foy
- Carrefour Du Nord, Saint-Jerome
- Les Rivieres Shopping Centre, Trois-Rivieres
"We are excited to announce the location of these 12 Target stores in Quebec," said Tony Fisher, president, Target Canada. "In addition to providing Quebec guests with an exceptional shopping experience, Target looks forward to continuing our strong reputation of making a difference in the communities in which we will do business."
Approximately $10 million to $11 million will be invested to significantly remodel each facility in order to bring the full Target brand experience to Quebec communities. Each Target store in Quebec will employ approximately 150 to 200 team members. Store team hiring will begin over the coming months and Target will engage with Zellers associates to make it easy for them to apply for jobs. Anyone interested in working for Target is encouraged to visit www.Target.ca/careers to learn more about job opportunities and Target's fun, collaborative work environment.
Minneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) serves guests at 1,765 stores across the United States and at Target.com. The company plans to open its first stores in Canada in 2013. In addition, the company operates a credit card segment that offers branded proprietary credit card products. Since 1946, Target has given 5 percent of its income through community grants and programs; today, that giving equals more than $3 million a week. For more information about Target's commitment to corporate responsibility, visit Target.com/hereforgood.
For further information:
Lisa Gibson, Target, (289) 621-1221
Target Media Hotline, (612) 696-3400