Retail Discounter Opens 17 General Merchandise Stores With Expanded Food Options

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Target (NYSE:TGT) today announced the opening of 23 new stores. Of these, 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 Sunday, July 26, 2009.

General Merchandise Stores

Locations receiving a general merchandise store include:
* Kona, Hawaii
* Warren, Mich.
* Bronx Terminal, N.Y.
* Cheltenham, Pa.

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 CaféSM and Target PharmacySM. Target also balances a wide range of national brands with its own Target brands like Archer Farms™, Choxie™, Market Pantry™ and up & upTM. Each general merchandise store employs 100-250 team members and is approximately 127,000 square feet.

General Merchandise Stores Receiving Expanded Food Options

Locations receiving an expanded food format store include:
* Vista South, Calif.
* Exeter Township, Pa.
* Lisbon, Conn.
* Hanover Twp., Pa.
* Spring Hill East, Fla.
* Lower Nazareth, Pa.
* West Melbourne, Fla.
* West Pottsgrove Twp., Pa.
* Cedar Falls, Iowa
* Huntsville, Texas
* Hammond, La.
* Hampton, Va.
* Las Vegas N. Decatur, Nev.
* Martinsburg, W.Va.
* Greenland, N.H.
* Waukesha South, Wis.
* Chili, N.Y.

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

Locations receiving a SuperTarget include:
* Murrieta North, Calif.
* Wylie, Texas

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 200-300 team members and is approximately 186,000 square feet.

About Target

As of Sunday, July 26, Minneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) serves guests at 1,719 stores in 49 states nationwide and at Target is committed to providing a fun and convenient shopping experience with access to unique and highly differentiated products at affordable prices. Since 1946, the corporation has given 5 percent of its income through community grants and programs like Take Charge of Education. Today, that giving equals more than $3 million a week.

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