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Target opens 23 new stores, creates 4,000 jobs


MINNEAPOLIS Target announced the opening of 23 new stores.

Of the new stores, four are general merchandise stores, 17 are general merchandise stores with expanded food options and two are full-grocery SuperTarget stores. All 23 stores will celebrate their grand opening on July 26.

The general merchandise stores feature a blend of everyday essentials including household products, electronics, clothing, and an assortment of food and seasonal merchandise. These stores offer amenities such as a Starbucks, Target Cafe and Target Pharmacy Target also balances a wide range of national brands with its own Target brands like Archer Farms, Choxie, Market Pantry and Up & Up. Each general merchandise store employs 100 to 250 team members and is approximately 127,000 square feet.

The 17 expanded food stores offer all of the merchandise found in our general merchandise stores with the added convenience of fresh food. This new format has an open-market layout and features new food additions including basic fresh produce, fresh meat and bakery goods. Each expanded food format store employs 100-250 team members and is approximately 135,000 square feet.

SuperTarget stores offer a complete, one-stop-shopping destination by combining the convenience of a general merchandise store with a full-scale grocery. Additional merchandise options include a complete assortment of fresh produce, and an on-site bakery and deli. Each SuperTarget employs 200 to 300 team members and is approximately 186,000 square feet.

As of July 26, Minneapolis-based Target Corp. serves guests at 1,719 stores in 49 states nationwide and at

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