Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) is pleased to announce that it has initiated remodels at 90 general merchandise stores across the U.S., which are expected to be completed on June 24, 2012. Upon completion of the construction, these stores will offer a full selection of affordable and quality fresh foods to guests across the country.
The June stores will be the second of three cycles of remodels for Target this year. Stores scheduled for the June remodel cycle span markets across the country, from Des Moines, Iowa to El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. To view a complete map of Target store locations receiving the expanded grocery layout in June 2012, as well as those that received the remodel in the March 2012 cycle, please visit Freshfood.target.com
Nearly 1,000 Target stores currently offer an expanded food layout. At these Target stores, approximately 10,000 square feet is dedicated to a vast array of fresh food choices, including a curated assortment of fresh produce, fresh packaged meat and pre-packaged baked goods, in addition to dry and frozen offerings. By the end of the year, more than 1,100 Target stores will offer the expanded fresh food layout.
“We are excited to incorporate our enhanced food assortment into additional stores in June,” said Annette Miller, senior vice president of grocery, Target. “By remodeling these stores, we bring an expanded offering of fresh food and added convenience to our guests in these communities.”
Target’s stores with an expanded assortment of food offer a selection of national food brands, as well as award-winning Target owned brands, including Archer Farms premium foods, Market Pantry value staples and meal options and Sutton & Dodge premium quality USDA Choice beef.
Beyond the grocery aisles, most of Target’s new and remodeled general merchandise stores also feature updates in other areas to further enhance the shopping experience for guests. In the beauty aisles, guests will experience a more visual environment, making it easier to browse a mix of everyday essentials and exclusive brands. The home department offers easier navigation with wider aisles and lower product displays. The shoe department is now more comfortable with additional seating and mirrors, and the baby department is easier to shop with broader visibility between baby gear, supplies and apparel.
Minneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) serves guests at 1,765 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
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