Store will employ approximately 150 new team members
Minneapolis, MN, US, 2014-1-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Target is pleased to announce plans to open a new store in Wilmington, Mass., in October 2014. The new store will be located at 210 Ballardvale Street. To date, Target has announced plans to open 10 Target stores in 2014.
The Wilmington store will be approximately 130,000 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, as well as a Starbucks and a Target Pharmacy, to further enhance guests’ shopping experience.
The Wilmington location will employ approximately 150 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 Target.com/careers or at in-store kiosks located in all Target stores approximately three months prior to the new store opening.
“The northern Massachusetts market has always been a priority for Target,” said Samir Shah, Target’s senior vice president of stores in the Eastern region. “With the launch of the new Wilmington Target store this October, we are proud to affirm our commitment to the community by serving as a good neighbor to our guests and local employer to our new Team Members.”
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 community.
Minneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) serves guests at 1,921 stores – 1,797 in the United States and 124 in Canada – and at Target.com. 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/corporateresponsibilty.
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