Target® Partners with Mobile Provider GLENTEL

TORONTO, Oct. 4, 2012 /CNW/ - Target announced today that its new Canadian 
stores will offer guests the latest in wireless retail as the result of an 
agreement with GLENTEL Inc., Canada's largest independent multi-carrier mobile 
phone retailer. The agreement provides GLENTEL the opportunity to offer a 
choice of network carriers and an array of wireless devices to guests at the 
majority of Target locations set to open across Canada in 2013. 
"We are proud to be selected by Target as the exclusive operator of its mobile 
communications products and services display fixtures at the majority of store 
locations across Canada," said Tom Skidmore, president and CEO, GLENTEL. "As 
Canada's largest independent multi-carrier mobile phone retailer, GLENTEL is 
well positioned and committed to delivering its premium wireless retail 
experience to Target's valued guests across Canada." 
Under the agreement, Target Canada is licensing the operation of the mobile 
communication sales and services display fixtures within its stores to GLENTEL 
Inc. under the brand Target Mobile. 
"Our goal is to bring the true Target brand shopping experience to Canada and 
this includes partnering with accomplished Canadian companies like GLENTEL to 
offer our guests the highest quality merchandise and exceptional service," 
said John Morioka, senior vice president, Merchandising, Target Canada. "This 
agreement means that our guests will have access to superior mobile 
communication products at great value when shopping at our stores." 
Target plans to open 124 stores across Canada starting in March/April 2013. 
Later this year, Target will announce additional store locations that will 
open in 2014 and beyond. 
About Target
Minneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) serves guests at 1,772 stores 
across the United States and at The company plans to open its 
first stores in Canada in 2013. In addition, the company operates a credit 
card segment that offers branded proprietary credit card products. Since 1946, 
Target has given 5 percent of its profit through community grants and 
programs; today, that giving equals more than $3 million a week. For more 
information about Target's commitment to corporate responsibility, visit 
GLENTEL (TSX: GLN) is the largest independent multi-carrier mobile phone 
retailer in Canada and a leading provider of innovative and reliable 
telecommunications services and solutions in North America. Founded in 1963 
and headquartered in Burnaby, BC, Canada, GLENTEL comprises three operating 
divisions - Retail Canada, Retail U.S. and Business - that service thousands 
of consumers and commercial communications customers. The company operates 
over 540 corporate stores with more than 330 locations in Canada located 
nationally in retail malls, Costco Wholesale stores, and business centres; and 
more than 210 retail locations in the United States. GLENTEL offers a choice 
of network carrier and wireless device or mobile phone to Canadian consumers 
and offers the family of wireless products and services of Verizon Wireless as 
one of Verizon Wireless' select six National Premium Retailers in the United 
States. GLENTEL operates its business under the trading names Glentel 
Wireless, WIRELESSWAVE, WAVE SANS FIL, Tbooth wireless, la cabine T sans fil, 
WIRELESS etc., WAVE SANS FIL etc., Mac Station, and Diamond Wireless - a 
Verizon National Premium Retailer in the U.S. 
Lisa Gibson, Target Communications, (289) 261-1221 Target Media Hotline, (612) 
696-3400 Jas Boparai, GLENTEL Inc. Investor Relations, (604) 415-6500 
SOURCE: Target Corporation 
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