Target Set to Complete Canada Openings

Target Corp. has announced the opening dates for 33 additional Canadian store locations spanning nine provinces, including its first stores in New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland.

Thirty-one store locations are scheduled to open on Nov. 13, with the remaining two locations opening Nov. 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 Nov. 13 include six in British Columbia, three in Alberta, eight each in Ontario and Quebec, one in Nova Scotia, three in New Brunswick, two in Newfoundland and one on Prince Edward Island. One additional store each in Ontario and Quebec will open Nov. 22. 

Each store will feature groceries as well as beauty, apparel and accessories, home and personal care goods, under an extensive range of Target-owned and exclusive brands, including Archer Farms and Market Pantry.

Minneapolis-based Target Corp. operates1,888 stores - 1,797 in the United States and 91 in Canada.

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