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Target Creates a Fun and Relaxing Destination for London Goers

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Target Creates a Fun and Relaxing Destination for London Goers08:00 EDT Thursday, July 26, 2012 (Business Wire) -- Target Corp. (NYSE:TGT): What:       Building off its reputation for doing the unexpected, U.S.-based retailer Target Corp. is following its guests to London.   From Friday, July 27 through Sunday, Aug. 12, Target will transform Bernie Spain Gardens into a engaging destination that is open to the public at no cost. The space will feature product giveaways from the Target Go Tube and activities including bocce, croquet and a photo booth. It also will be a spot for individuals and families to kick back and relax – while recharging their cell phones – during their busy time in London.   Who: A Target spokesperson will be available for interviews on-site on Sunday, July 29 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.   When:Event will be open to the public: Friday, July 27 to Sunday, Aug. 12 Opening weekend (July 27 to July 29): 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Weekdays from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Weekends from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.   Media Interview Opportunity: Sunday, July 29 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. (on-site)   Where:Bernie Spain Gardens Upper Ground, London United Kingdom SE1 9PP Nearest tube station: Southwark   Visual: Participants engaging with the event, playing bocce and/or croquet, relaxing throughout the park.   Note – To schedule an interview, please contact Jessica Deede at or Stacia Smith at Target CommunicationsU.S. Contact:Jessica Deede, 612-761-1248orU.K. Contact:Stacia Smith, 01-612-562-0226orTarget Media Hotline, 612-696-3400