Guests Find Fresh Foods - Even the Turkey - This Thanksgiving at Target

Thu Nov 15, 2012 6:54am EST

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Guests Find Fresh Foods - Even the Turkey - This Thanksgiving at Target®

More than 1,100 Target stores now complete with expanded fresh food layout

As Thanksgiving approaches, Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) marks the completion of the 2012 Target store remodels, with more than 1,100 Target stores nationwide now offering the newly expanded fresh food layout. From golden brown turkeys and freshly baked pies to entertaining essentials, Target has everything guests need for their favorite holiday meals.

Archer Farms Spiral-Sliced Honey Ham (Photo: Business Wire)

Archer Farms Spiral-Sliced Honey Ham (Photo: Business Wire)

“With a larger grocery department in many of our Target stores, we are offering an even more convenient shopping experience for our guests, providing them more time to gather at the table for holiday meals,” said Annette Miller, senior vice president of grocery, Target.

At remodeled Target stores, approximately 10,000 square feet is dedicated to a selection of affordable and quality 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. Throughout the holiday season, in addition to no-fuss appetizers and staples like stuffing and gravy, guests can find fresh meal must-haves such as spiral-cut ham, turkey, cranberries, sweet potatoes, green beans, pomegranates, mini pumpkins and gourds, holiday cookies and pies.

Perfect for holiday hostess gifts or entertaining, Target is also offering a limited-time-only assortment of Archer Farms coffees including Pumpkin Spice and Caramel Coffee, in addition to a delicious trail mix, Archer Farms Butter Toffee Caramel Clusters.

Beyond the grocery aisles, most of Target’s remodeled general merchandise stores 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.

To view a complete map of Target store locations that received the expanded grocery layout in 2012, please visit Freshfood.target.com.

About Target

Minneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) serves guests at 1,782 stores across the United States and at Target.com. The company plans to open its first stores in Canada in 2013. Since 1946, Target has given 5 percent of its profit through community grants and programs; today, that giving equals more than $4 million a week. For more information about Target’s commitment to corporate responsibility, visit Target.com/hereforgood.

Note: Target welcomes the media to its stores. To contact your local store about shooting b-roll or photos or to request a local interview, please visit “Find a Store” at Target.com and contact the Leader on Duty. You also may visit Target.com/Pressroom to access product information, photos and more.

Target Public Relations
Jamie Bastian, 612-761-7795
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Target Media Hotline, 612-696-3400

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