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Target Confirms Store Locations Opening in 2013

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Target Confirms Store Locations Opening in 201309:17 EDT Thursday, July 12, 2012Retailer set to open first stores in Canada next springMINNEAPOLIS, July 12, 2012 /CNW/ - Target Corporation is pleased to announce today a confirmed list of the stores that it intends to open across Canada in 2013. As previously announced, Target selected the leasehold interests of sites across the country operated by Zellers Inc., with plans to open 125 to 135 stores in Canada starting in March/April 2013.  Today's announcement confirms the first 125 stores that will open in 2013, and later this year Target will confirm additional store locations that will open starting in early 2014 and beyond. Since the beginning of this year, Target has been publically confirming the Zellers sites that it intends to convert into Target stores for 2013. In addition to these previously announced locations, Target will also open a store on Morrison Street in Niagara Falls, Ontario, and Centre Laval in Laval, Quebec, both of which are scheduled to open next year. Please see the appendix below for a full list of the stores scheduled to open in 2013."Construction has already begun on our first set of stores and we are excited to see the transformation as the Target brand comes to life in Canada," said Tony Fisher, president of Target Canada. "We have stores spanning from coast-to-coast and we can't wait to open our doors in Canada and deliver on our Expect More. Pay Less. brand promise."Each site will be closed for a period of six to nine months for extensive renovations to bring the true Target brand experience to Canada.  An investment of more than $10 million will be spent remodeling each location.Target expects to employ between 150 to 200 team members at each store and has already started hiring its store leadership positions.  Hourly recruitment will begin towards the end of 2012 and into 2013.  Anyone interested in a job at Target is invited to visit target.ca/careers for more information.About TargetMinneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) serves guests at 1,764 stores across the United States and at Target.com. The company plans to open its first stores in Canada in 2013. In addition, the company operates a credit card segment that offers branded proprietary credit card products. Since 1946, Target has given 5 percent of its income through community grants and programs; today, that giving equals more than $3 million a week. For more information about Target's commitment to corporate responsibility, visit Target.com/hereforgood.Appendix  OPENING MARCH/APRIL 2013Ontario  Ajax - Durham Centre Aurora - Aurora Shopping Centre Brampton - Shoppers World Brampton Burlington - Burlington Mall Burlington - Millcroft Centre Brampton - Trinity Common Cambridge - Cambridge Centre Fergus - Gates of Fergus Guelph - Stone Road Mall Hamilton - Centre Mall Kawartha Lakes - Lindsay Square Mall London - Masonville Place London - Westmount Shopping Centre Milton - Milton Mall Shopping Centre Mississauga - Square One Shopping Centre Newmarket - Upper Canada Mall Orillia - Orillia Square Mall Toronto - Centrepoint Mall Toronto - Cloverdale Mall Toronto - East York Town Centre Toronto - Shoppers World Danforth Waterdown - Flamborough Power Centre Whitby - Taunton Road Power Centre Windsor - Devonshire MallOPENING SPRING 2013British Columbia Campbell River - Discovery Harbour Shopping Centre Coquitlam - Coquitlam Centre Cranbrook - Tamarack Mall Delta - Scottsdale Mall Kamloops- Sahali Centre Mall Prince George - Pine Centre Langley - Willowbrook Shopping Centre Nanaimo - Nanaimo North Town Centre Vernon - Village Green Mall Victoria - Tillicum CentreAlberta Calgary - Chinook Centre Calgary - Forest Lawn Shopping Centre Calgary - Market Mall Calgary - Shoppes at Shawnessy Edmonton - Bonnie Doon Shopping Centre Edmonton - Mill Woods Town Centre Edmonton - West Edmonton Mall Grande Prairie - Prairie Mall Red Deer - Bower Place Sherwood Park - Sherwood Park Mall St. Albert - St. Albert CentreManitoba Brandon - Shoppers Mall Winnipeg - Kildonan Place Shopping Centre Winnipeg - Southdale CentreOPENING SUMMER 2013British Columbia Courtenay - Driftwood Mall Kelowna - Orchard Park PlazaAlberta Calgary - Signal Hill Medicine Hat - Medicine Hat MallSaskatchewan Regina - Northgate Mall Saskatoon - The Mall at Lawson Heights Saskatoon - Centre at Circle & EighthOntario  Ancaster - Meadowland Power Centre Brampton- Bramalea City Centre Chatham - Thames Lea Plaza Hamilton - South Hamilton Square Kingston - Cataraqui Town Centre Kitchener - Laurentian Mall Niagara Falls - 7190 Morrison Street North Bay - 1899 Algonquin Avenue Oakville - Hopedale Mall Oshawa, Ontario - Five Points Shopping Centre Stoney Creek - Queenston Place Thunder Bay - Intercity Shopping Centre Welland - Seaway MallOPENING FALL 2013Quebec Anjou - Galeries D'Anjou Boisbriand - Faubourg Boisbriand Brossard - Place Portobello Gatineau - Les Galeries Gatineau Laval - Mega Centre Autoroute 13 Joliette - Les Galeries Joliette Levis - Galeries Chagnon Montreal - Place Alexis Nihon Montreal - Place Versailles Shopping Centre Montreal - Place Vertu Quebec City - Place Fleur De Lys Rimouski - Le Carrefour Rimouski Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville - Les Promenades Saint-Bruno Saint-Georges - Carrefour Saint-Georges Sainte-Foy - Place Laurier Saint-Jerome - Carrefour Du Nord St. Eustache - Carrefour St-Eustache Trois-Rivieres - Les Rivieres Shopping CentreOntario Kanata - Hazeldean Mall Orleans - Place D'Orleans Ottawa - Billings Bridge Plaza Smith Falls - County Fair MallNova Scotia Bedford - Bedford Place Dartmouth - Mic Mac Mall Halifax - Bayers Lake Power CentreOPENING WINTER 2013British Columbia Abbotsford - Abbotsford Power Centre Burnaby - Metropolis at Metrotown Chilliwack - Cottonwood Mall Maple Ridge - Haney Place Mall Richmond - Lansdowne Centre Surrey - Surrey Place/Central CityAlberta Calgary - Sunridge Mall Edmonton - Kingsway Garden MallManitoba Winnipeg - Grant ParkOntario  Bowmanville - Clarington Town Centre Mississauga - Westdale Mall  Nepean - Meadowlands Shopping Centre Pickering - Pickering Town Centre Richmond Hill - Hillcrest Mall St. Catharines - Pen Centre Stratford - Stratford Mall Sudbury - Sudbury Supermall Waterloo - Conestoga MallQuebec  Lasalle - Carrefour Angrignon Laval - Centre Laval Longueuil - Place Longueuil Pointe Claire - Terrarium Shopping Centre Quebec City - Les Galeries De La Capitale Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu - Carrefour Richelieu Sherbrooke - Carrefour De L'EstrieNova Scotia Sydney - Sydney Shopping CentreNew Brunswick  Fredericton - Uptown Centre Moncton - Northwest Centre St. John - Mcallister PlaceNewfoundland Corner Brook - Corner Brook St. John's - Cabot SquarePEI  Charlottetown - Charlottetown Mall For further information: Lisa Gibson, Target, 289-261-1221 Target Media Hotline, 612-696-3400