Target to Open New Store in Huntington, N.Y.

Fri Jan 11, 2013 9:57am EST

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Store will employ approximately 250 new team members
MINNEAPOLIS--(Business Wire)--
Target is pleased to announce plans to open a new store in Huntington, N.Y. in
October 2013. The new store will be located near the intersection of Jericho
Turnpike and New York Avenue. To date, Target has announced plans to open
seventeen Target stores in 2013. 

The Huntington store will be approximately 150,000 square feet, and will offer
guests the everyday essentials and exclusive brands they have come to expect
from Target. In addition, the store will include a selection of fresh produce,
fresh packaged meat and pre-packaged baked goods to further enhance guests`
shopping experience. 

The Huntington location will employ approximately 250 team members. Target will
host job fairs approximately two months prior to the new store opening, at which
prospective candidates may apply and interview for open team member positions.
Candidates may also apply online at or at in-store kiosks
located in all Target stores approximately three months prior to the new store

"Target is excited to expand its presence in New York in 2013," said Samir Shah,
Target`s senior vice president of stores in the Eastern region. "We are
committed to being a good neighbor and developing long-lasting relationships
with guests and the Huntington community." 

Target creates strong partnerships with local organizations in all of the
communities where the company does business through Target`s community giving
programs. This store will start a local grant program, contribute to the United
Way and donate food to a Feeding America member, or approved agency. Target also
encourages team members to volunteer their time to serve the needs of their

About Target
Minneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) serves guests at 1,782 stores
across the United States and at 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 

For more information, visit

Target Corporation
Sarah Van Nevel, Target Public Relations, 612-761-6075
Target Media Hotline, 612-696-3400 

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