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Target Canada Locations: Toronto, Hamilton, London Among Cities To See Store Openings This Week

Target Canada Speeds Up Store Openings

Target Canada on Monday announced it is opening 21 more stores in the coming few weeks.

The Minneapolis-based retail chain opened the first three of 124 Canadian locations on March 5, and plans to open 18 more stores on Tuesday, with three more a week later.

So far, all the scheduled "soft launches" are in Ontario, with the opening concentrated for the time being in the Greater Toronto Area and southern Ontario. (Target will hold its "official" opening in April.)

"We opened them a little earlier than we would have thought typically," Target Canada's senior VP of merchandising John Morioka said, as quoted at the Globe and Mail. "We'll be better prepared for these store openings. But I won't guarantee anything as the response has been overwhelmingly positive."

Here are the new store locations:

Locations opening on March 19:

Ajax - Durham Centre

Aurora - Aurora Shopping Centre

Brampton - Shoppers World Brampton

Burlington - Millcroft Centre

Cambridge - Cambridge Centre

Etobicoke - Cloverdale Mall

Hamilton - Centre Mall

Lindsay - Lindsay Square Mall

London - Masonville Place

London - Westmount Shopping Centre

Newmarket - Upper Canada Mall

Orillia - Orillia Square Mall

Toronto - Centrepoint Mall

Toronto - East York Town Centre

Waterdown - Flamborough Power Centre

Whitby - Taunton Road Power Centre

Windsor - Devonshire Mall

Locations opening on March 28:

Brampton - Trinity Common

Burlington - Burlington Mall

Mississauga - Square One Shopping Centre

Toronto - Shoppers World Danforth

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