Mike Timmermann, Clark.com
Target has just opened nearly a dozen small-format stores across the country and plans to remodel more than 1,000 of its 1,800 existing locations by the end of 2020.
The retailer said it is opening 32 new stores in 2017, with plans to open 35 stores in 2018.
Target opens new small-format stores, plans to remodel 1,000 locations
The new small-format stores are in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Philadelphia and Minneapolis. They’re located in dense urban and suburban areas, as well as on college campuses.
This brand new small-format store is located in Midtown Manhattan’s Herald Square:
Meanwhile, changes are also coming to traditional Target stores. In addition to the 110 stores remodeled in 2017, Target plans to fully renovate more than 325 in 2018, 350 in 2019 and 325 in 2020.
“The reimagined stores will feature Target’s most ambitious store redesign to date, featuring modernized design elements, with an experience that’s easy and inspiring for guests,” Target said in a news release. “The hundreds of remodels planned will be customized, with guest feedback being applied to each new remodel.”
Target’s downtown Minneapolis store, which is located just steps from its headquarters, has already received a major makeover.
Here’s a sneak peek at the changes that may be coming to your store:
Target’s investment in store openings and remodels comes after the retailer said it’s lowering prices on thousands of itemsthroughout the store.
The company said its goal is to provide great everyday value so that guests don’t have to wait for the right sale.