Retailer News / News

Target Canada To Launch 3 Stores Tuesday

March 4, 2013
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+

Target announced that it would open its first three pilot stores in Canada at 8 a.m. Tuesday in three Ontario towns.

The stores in Guelph, Milton and Fergus are the first of 124 opening across the country this year, Target said in a news release. They are the first in a wave of 24 soft openings across Ontario in March.

Pilot stores are expected to be open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday. They feature a licensed Starbucks and an in-store pharmacy.

“The Target team is excited to open these test locations as we put the finishing touches on our stores, assortments and inventory,” said Tony Fisher, president of Target Canada, in the release. “We look forward to delivering on our Expect More. Pay Less. brand promise and providing an outstanding shopping experience as we approach our grand opening in early April.”

Target stores in Canada will feature limited time collaborations with Roots and Hollywood stylist Kate Young as well as ongoing collaborations such as the Nate Berkus Collection, the Sonia Kashuk Collection, Giada De Laurentiis for Target, and Shaun White apparel. Each store also will carry an extensive range of private labels, including C9 by Champion, Circo, Archer Farms, Market Pantry and Up & Up, the company said.

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to Private Label Buyer.

Recent Articles by Chris Freeman

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

November 2014 New Food Products

This month's new food products are Flours, crepes, lollipops, several candy items, pancakes, dip, fish, raisins, pizza, almond milk, peanut butter, and a breakfast bowl.

Podcasts

Coming with a clear, comprehensive plan was the key to success for Longo Brothers Fruit Markets when the grocer decided to roll out a two-tier private label strategy, Jenny Longo and Robert Koss tell PLBuyer editor Chris Freeman in this podcast.

More Podcasts

Private Label Buyer Magazine

PLB November 2014 cover

November 2014

The November 2014 issue of Private Label Buyer - its last issue - includes articles about the retailer as manufacturer and OTC/healthcare items, as well as category insights on pizza and household goods. Check it out today!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Private Label Segments

Which segment of private label will see the biggest growth over the next year?
View Results Poll Archive

Clear Seas Research

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications,Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

STAY CONNECTED

facebook_40px twitter_40px  youtube_40pxlinkedin_40pxgoogle+ icon 40px

PLB Marketplace