Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Target to Open Twenty-Seven New Stores

Two new stores open in Georgia!

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Target (NYSE:TGT) today announced the opening of 27 new stores including its first two locations in Hawaii. The new stores, which include 21 general merchandise Targets and six full-grocery SuperTargets, will hold a grand opening on Sunday, March 8.

General Merchandise Stores

The 21 new general merchandise stores feature a blend of everyday essentials including household products, electronics, clothing, an assortment of food and seasonal merchandise. These stores offer amenities such as a Starbucks®, Target Caf├ęSM, Target PharmacySM and Target PhotoSM. They also feature new and improved design layouts such as larger fitting rooms and the Pharmacy positioned at the front of the store. Each general merchandise store employs 150-250 team members and is approximately 128,000 square feet in size. Cities receiving a general merchandise store include:

Rogers, Ark.
Las Vegas, Nev.
Philadelphia, Pa.
Santa Clarita, Calif.
Paramus, N.J.
Memphis, Tenn.
Pensacola, Fla.
Cincinnati, Ohio
Houston, Texas
Bethlehem, Ga.
Lebanon, Ohio
San Antonio, Texas
Honolulu, Hawaii
Reynoldsburg, Ohio
San Marcos, Texas
Kapolei, Hawaii
Broken Arrow, Okla.
Midlothian, Va.
Council Bluffs, Iowa
Exton, Pa.
Sun Prairie, Wis.

SuperTarget Stores

The six new SuperTarget stores offer everything found in a general merchandise store, but also include amenities such as a full grocery selection, fresh produce, bakery and deli. Target also balances a wide range of national brands with its own Target brands like Sutton & Dodge™ Angus beef, Archer Farms™, Choxie™ and Market Pantry™. Each SuperTarget store employs 200-300 team members and is approximately 186,000 square feet in size.

Cities receiving a SuperTarget include:

Kissimmee, Fla.
Hillside, Ill.
Lewisville, Texas
Canton, Ga.
Allen, Texas
Pflugerville, Texas

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