Target to Celebrate Grand Opening of Toronto Stockyards Store

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 healthcare.

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.

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SOURCE: Target Canada

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Lisa Gibson, Target Public Relations, (289) 261-1221
Target Media Hotline, (612) 696-3400

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