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Target to Open 21 New Stores in 2011


MINNEAPOLIS - Target is pleased to announce its new store openings for 2011. The 21 stores cover 13 states, including five stores in California, a fourth store in Hawaii and a SuperTarget in Minnesota.

“Target takes great pride in designing stores that meet the needs of our guests and the communities we serve,” said John Griffith, executive vice president, Target. “With the addition of an expanded fresh food assortment, our new stores will offer guests everything they need in one convenient location.”

Target stores will open in the following communities in 2011:
March 6

* Oakland-Emeryville, Calif.
* Lakewood, Colo.
* Woodbury, Minn.
* Madison, Wis.
* Newport, Ky.
* Marlborough, Mass

July 24

* Hilo, Hawaii
* San Luis Obispo, Calif.
* Oxnard, Calif.
* Chandler, Ariz.
* Moore, Okla.
* Kenner, La.
* Swansea, Mass.
* Hanover, Pa.
* Pittsburgh, Pa.

October 9

* San Clemente, Calif.
* Dublin, Calif.
* Blue Ash, Ohio
* Gastonia, N.C.
* Morrisville, N.C.
* Warwick Township, Pa.

Target creates strong partnerships with local organizations in all of the communities where the company does business. Each of our new stores will start a local grant program, contribute to the United Way, donate food to a local Feeding America affiliate and products to the local Goodwill chapter, as well as encourage team members to volunteer their time to serve the needs of their community. As part of Target’s focus on education and reading, each store will also support programs such as Target Field Trip Grants, Take Charge of Education, and Target School Library Makeovers.

The general merchandise stores will include an expanded fresh food assortment, providing greater convenience and value to guests. At about 135,000 square feet, the stores will offer basic fresh produce, fresh packaged meat and baked goods, and employ 100 to 250 team members.

The new SuperTarget, opening in Woodbury, Minn., will feature a full-line, full-service supermarket, including a bakery and deli and certified organic produce. At about 174,000 square feet, it will also feature all the amenities of a general merchandise store and employ 200 to 300 team members.

About Target
Minneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) serves guests at 1,752 stores in 49 states nationwide and at 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


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