Unique brands and designer partnerships provide Canadian guests with true
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 25, 2013 /CNW/ - Target today officially unveiled its
exclusive partners, owned brands and limited time only collections that will
be available to Canadian guests when stores start opening in March/April 2013.
Target Canada senior vice president, Merchandising, John Morioka, along with
special guests Nate Berkus, Michael Budman, Don Green, Sonia Kashuk, Giada De
Laurentiis, and Kate Young unveiled the comprehensive collection of brands at
an exclusive event. The announcement demonstrates the company's commitment to
providing Canadian guests with a one-stop shopping destination for affordable,
stylish, quality products.
"We are excited to announce a selection of brands that will be available in
our Canadian stores in 2013," said Morioka. "Target is known for its
innovative designer partnerships and assortment of exceptional products that
deliver on our Expect More. Pay Less. brand promise and we look forward to
bringing a number of our more prominent brands to bring the true Target
experience to Canadian stores."
Since opening its first stores in 1962, Target has set itself apart from other
retailers by offering great design at affordable prices. Known for its unique
designer partnerships, Target has worked with more than 100 partners and
brands over the years, from high-end fashion designers to small boutique
In addition to Target's ongoing partnerships, Canadian guests will also be
welcomed with an exclusive, limited time only collaboration with Roots.
Delivering the quality, craftsmanship and comfortable styling the brand is
known for, the Roots Outfitters collection for Target includes fashion for
women, men, boys, girls and toddlers, and will be available from March to June
2013. In April, Canadians also will be able to experience Target's latest
designer collaboration with a collection from one of the most sought-after
stylists in Hollywood, Kate Young. The Kate Young for Target collection will
be available from April 14 to the end of May 2013.
In addition to a wide selection of leading national brands, the following
brands will be available in Canadian stores beginning this spring:
Nate Berkus Collection - An interior design expert and author, Nate Berkus'
the Nate Berkus Collection, available exclusively at Target, offers the latest
assortment of bedding, bath, decorative accessories, lighting, rugs and window
Sonia Kashuk Collection - Makeup artist extraordinaire Sonia Kashuk is a true
talent and innovator in the cosmetics world. The Sonia Kashuk Collection at
Target offers high-quality cosmetics and accessories at outstanding prices.
Giada De Laurentiis for Target - As a top chef, Food Network personality and
author, Giada De Laurentiis knows the must-haves for a kitchen. An exclusive
line of affordable cookware products, the Giada De Laurentiis for Target
collection is perfect for making irresistible and budget-friendly meals at
Shaun White - The Shaun White collection features a full range of apparel
including denim, shorts, woven tops, hooded sweatshirts and graphic tees,
Shaun White for Target is affordable fashion for young men and boys.
Limited Time Only Collections:
Roots Outfitters - Roots Outfitters will launch a limited time only collection
featuring the timeless classics that Roots is known for, including sweat
pants, sweatshirts and graphic tees. The line will be available exclusively in
Target stores in Canada from March to June 2013.
Kate Young for Target - Kate Young is one of the most sought after stylists in
Hollywood and will be launching an exclusive collection at Target that will be
available from April 14 until the end of May 2013. The collection will feature
women's apparel and accessories, including an assortment of special occasion
Target Owned and Exclusive Brands:
Archer Farms - Archer Farms is a premium, affordable brand, offering a wide
array of delicious foods including premium groceries and fine cooking
C9 by Champion - C9 by Champion is Target's exclusive active wear line that
offers a variety of options for men, women and kids, all at an incredible
Cherokee - Made for boys and girls, Cherokee is the classically cool brand
with on-trend, everyday styles.
Circo - With quality and comfortable materials, bright colours and fun
graphics, Circo allows young kids to be stylish, playful and active in clothes
Liz Lange for Target Maternity - Liz Lange offers an exclusive maternity line
that is ultra stylish and modern, with each piece designed specifically for
the maternity silhouette to ensure women feel attractive and confident
throughout their pregnancy.
Market Pantry - Families on a budget can easily and inexpensively stock their
kitchens with Market Pantry product offerings, including food staples such as
cheese, eggs and flour, as well as snack and meal options.
Merona - Merona combines a modern classic sensibility and appreciation for
authentic style with options for men and women.
Mossimo Supply Co. - Featuring a variety of on-trend and casual options,
Mossimo Supply Co. is geared towards a younger guest with options for men and
Mossimo Black - With contemporary designs, Mossimo Black offers fashion
apparel exclusively for women.
Pixi - Simplifying the beauty routine for busy women everywhere, Pixi's
exclusive line at Target features multipurpose products that create a
naturally radiant glow.
Threshold - Designed specifically for the savvy, discerning guest who wants
her home to be a welcoming place for family and friends, Threshold offers a
casual-traditional look and feel for every room in the home, including
bedding, bath, entertaining essentials, home accents and accessories.
up&up - Offering everyday essential products from across the store, spanning
more than 40 categories including household, healthcare, beauty, baby and
personal care, the up&up brand is high quality, but at a lower price.
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.
Lisa Gibson, Target Public Relations, (289) 261-1221
Target Media Hotline, (612) 696-3400
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