Target has announced the soft opening dates for its first stores in Western Canada, including 22 locations opening on May 7 and two locations opening on May 14. The soft openings include stores in British Columbia, Alberta and Manitoba and follow the opening of 24 stores across Ontario. As previously announced, Target plans to open 124 stores across Canada throughout 2013.
“Target is thrilled to be opening stores in Western Canada, providing a one-stop shopping destination that meets the wants and needs of our guests,” said Tony Fisher, president, Target Canada. “It was exciting to see the response to our Ontario store openings, which have produced valuable insights that along with our soft openings in Western Canada will help us to continue to deliver on Target’s Expect More. Pay Less. brand promise for guests acrossCanada.”
Locations opening to the public on May 7 include:
British Columbia (9)
- Campbell River – Discovery Harbour Shopping Centre
- Coquitlam – Coquitlam Centre
- Cranbrook – Tamarack Mall
- Delta – Scottsdale Mall
- Kamloops- Sahali Centre Mall
- Langley – Willowbrook Shopping Centre
- Nanaimo – Nanaimo North Town Centre
- Vernon – Village Green Mall
- Victoria – Tillicum Centre
Locations opening to the public on May 14 include:
- Prince George – Pine Centre
Stores will be open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday to Saturday and 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday. Guests will be welcomed into bright, clean stores with wide aisles, great guest service and a trend-right merchandise assortment. The majority of the 24 locations will feature a licensed Starbucks, as well as an in-store pharmacy designed to provide guests with superior patient-centered healthcare.