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Target to open 9 more Canadian stores this year - Retail Insider

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Jan 30, 2014 ... Target will open nine more Canadian stores in 2014. These will be in addition to the 124 Canadian Target locations that opened in 2013, ...

Target Push Into Canada Stumbles - The New York Times

www.nytimes.com/2014/02/25/business/international/target-struggles-to-compete-in-canada.html

Feb 24, 2014 ... After opening more than 100 stores in a year, the priority for Target ... opened up 124 stores with a new management team and no history in the country. ... “That's a concept Canadians do not have culturally as even the mighty ...

How Target strayed deep into the red in Canada - The Globe and Mail

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Aug 20, 2014 ... Instead of opening 124 stores in this country last year, the ... Target will consider closing its weakest stores in Canada by the next fiscal year, ...

Target to open 20 more stores in Canada - Business - CBC News

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Jul 4, 2013 ... Target will open an additional 20 stores in Canada this month, ... this year, as the retailer has announced plans to open 124 stores across ...

Why Was Target Canada Such a Disaster? - Gawker

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May 21, 2014 ... How did Target Canada become the laughingstock of the retail industry? ... Target had to open 124 stores in less-than one year, but they also ...

Target Is Closing All of Its Stores in Canada. These ... - Slate Magazine

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Jan 15, 2015 ... Target opened 124 stores at once in 2013. ... Here's a taste of what Target's Canada stores looked like. ... But, there wasn't much individual stores could do to improve their appearances. ... 2 2015 4:07 PM This Labor Day Weekend, Beware of the Naked 3-Year-Old Menacing a Beach Near You Rachel ...

Schafer: How Wal-Mart succeeded in Canada where Target failed ...

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Feb 21, 2015 ... “In retrospect, [we would] probably open five to 10 stores last year — refine ... Unlike what Target did with the sites it acquired from another fading ... into the market with a big splash in 2013 that came from opening 124 stores.

Struggling Target Canada faces big test this holiday season ...

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Nov 9, 2014 ... When Target started to open its Canadian stores a year and a half ago in its first ... “We're making progress, but we still have work to do,” said Mark ... to open 124 stores in a year, and spent last year managing waves of store ...

What Nordstrom can learn from Target's Canadian expansion

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Mar 12, 2014 ... While the Canadian discount sector is over-penetrated by American ... "I think they just did it way too fast—to open 124 big stores in a year is an ...

How 'arrogance' led to Target's pullout | Toronto Star

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Jan 15, 2015 ... The Minneapolis-based Target began opening stores in Canada in March ... “It will take one year to get rid of the good space and five years to get rid of all the space,” he said. ... Target launches in Canada with 124 stores ...

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Why Target failed in Canada - Fortune

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Jan 15, 2015 ... Target TGT -0.41% opened 124 stores in one fell swoop two years ago, but ... Opening 124 stores within such a short period of time led to havoc with ... “ Walmart Canada did what Walmart does- it started a price war with ...

Target Corp: A timeline of the retailer's failed Canadian experiment ...

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Jan 15, 2015 ... Target Corp. will walk away from Canada less than two years after opening ... March 5 – The first three Canadian Target stores open in Ontario, ... two stores of the year, achieving its goal of 124 store openings in all Canadian ...

Why Target's Canadian Expansion Failed - Harvard Business Review

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Jan 20, 2015 ... Less than two years after opening there, Target announced last week that it ... The market exit will stop Target's continued losses in Canada and help the ... rushed and oversized, with 124 stores opening within ten months.

Target to Continue Canadian Expansion in 2014 | Target Corporate

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Jan 29, 2014 ... The majority of the new stores will open in Ontario, with single store . ... “The past year marked a major milestone for Target as we delivered ... 1,921 stores – 1,797 in the United States and 124 in Canada – and at Target.com.

Target Set to Complete Canadian Store Openings for 2013 | Target ...

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Oct 28, 2013 ... Additional stores opening beyond 2013 will be announced at a later date. “The final store openings for this year mark a major milestone in Target's ... “The goal for our Canadian expansion was to open 124 stores across all ...