Retailer confirms opening dates for remaining 33 stores including first locations in three east coast provinces
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 28, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, Target is pleased to announce the opening dates for 33 additional Canadian store locations spanning across nine provinces, including its first stores in New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland. Thirty-one store locations are scheduled to open on November 13, and the remaining two locations will open on November 22, completing Target's Canadian store openings for 2013. Additional stores opening beyond 2013 will be announced at a later date.
"The final store openings for this year mark a major milestone in Target's history," said Tony Fisher, president, Target Canada. "The goal for our Canadian expansion was to open 124 stores across all ten provinces in 2013, and we are proud to say that with the help of more than 20,000 Canadian team members nationwide, we have accomplished this unprecedented undertaking."
Locations opening to the public on November 13 include:British Columbia Abbotsford - Abbotsford Power Centre Burnaby - Metropolis at Metrotown Chilliwack - Cottonwood Mall Maple Ridge - Haney Place Mall Richmond - Lansdowne Centre Surrey - Surrey Place/Central City Alberta Calgary - Sunridge Mall Manitoba Winnipeg - Grant Park Ontario Bowmanville - Clarington Town Centre Mississauga - Westdale Mall Nepean - Meadowlands Shopping Centre Pickering - Pickering Town Centre Richmond Hill - Hillcrest Mall Stratford - Stratford Mall Sudbury - Sudbury Supermall Waterloo - Conestoga Mall Quebec Lasalle - Carrefour Angrignon Laval - Centre Laval Longueuil - Place Longueuil Montreal - Place Alexis Nihon Pointe Claire - Terrarium Shopping Centre Quebec City - Les Galeries De La Capitale Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu - Carrefour Richelieu Rimouski - Carrefour Rimouski Nova Scotia Sydney - Sydney Shopping Centre New Brunswick Fredericton - Uptown Centre Moncton - Northwest Centre Saint John - Mcallister Place Newfoundland Corner Brook - Corner Brook St. John's - Cabot Square PEI Charlottetown - Charlottetown Mall Stores opening on November 22 include: Ontario St. Catharines - Pen Centre Quebec Sherbrooke - Carrefour De L'Estrie Guests will be welcomed into bright, clean stores with wide aisles, great guest service and affordable trend-right merchandise. The majority of the 33 locations will feature a licensed Starbucks, as well as an in-store pharmacy designed to provide guests with comprehensive patient-centered healthcare. As previously announced, the majority of stores in Quebec will offer Brunet pharmacies, which are scheduled to open starting in summer 2014. 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, Giada De Laurentiis for Target, and Shaun White apparel. Target also offers local products specific to each market, including the Aliments du Quebec product offering in Quebec. For more information on store locations and hours of operation, please visit target.ca. About Target Minneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) serves guests at 1,888 stores - 1,797 in the United States and 91 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 Corporation