Target to Open New Store in North Brunswick, N.J.

  Target to Open New Store in North Brunswick, N.J.               Store will employ approximately 250 new team members  Business Wire  MINNEAPOLIS -- January 17, 2014  Target is pleased to announce plans to open a new store in North Brunswick, N.J., in October 2014. The store will be located in the new development called Main Street North Brunswick, and the entrance to the center is at Route 1 and Aaron Road. To date, Target has announced plans to open 10 Target stores in 2014.  The North Brunswick store will be approximately 140,000 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, a Target Pharmacy and a Target Optical, to further enhance guests’ shopping experience.  The North Brunswick 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 Target.com/careers or at in-store kiosks located in all Target stores approximately three months prior to the new store opening.  “With the new Target North Brunswick, NJ store opening this October, we’re deepening our commitment to the community of northern New Jersey,” said Samir Shah, Target’s senior vice president of stores in the Eastern region. “We look forward to being a good neighbor and developing long-lasting relationships with our guests and 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.  About Target Minneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) serves guests 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/corporateresponsibility.  For more information, visit Target.com/pressroom.  Contact:  Target Public Relations Stefanie Mohr, 212-819-6468 or Target Media Hotline, 612-696-3400