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Target Canada opens new stores in Ontario, Winnipeg
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario — Target Canada announced on Friday the official opening of three new stores in Canada, marking the final stores scheduled to open in 2014 and bringing to 133 the total number of Target Canada stores open across the country.
The new stores are located on St. Laurent Blvd., in Ottawa, Ont.; Sheridan Centre in Mississauga, Ont. and Polo Park in Winnipeg, Man.
“The opening of these three stores marks another important milestone for Target Canada,” stated Mark Schindele, president, Target Canada. “As we head into the holiday season, we’re thrilled to offer our guests additional locations to find exclusive merchandise, great value and a unique shopping experience.”
The three new stores feature a Starbucks, as well as in-store pharmacies. Each of the three new stores will also carry an extensive range of Target owned and exclusive brands, as well ongoing collaborations with Beaver Canoe (a member of the Roots Canada family), the Nate Berkus Collection, Sonia Kashuk and Pixi beauty collections and the recently announced, exclusive limited time only TOMS for Target collection, launching in Target stores on Nov. 16.
Starting in March, 2013, Target Canada began its Canadian expansion by opening 124 stores within nine months. In 2014, Target continued its growth in the Canadian marketplace by adding an additional nine stores, including the first ground-up builds at Toronto Stockyards, Park Place in Barrie, Candiac, Quebec and the Polo Park, opened on Friday.
Report: Voters have mixed opinions of North Dakota pharmacy law on out-of-state ownership
NEW YORK — As previously reported, the pharmacy landscape in North Dakota could be heating up if a state law banning out-of-state pharmacy ownership is repealed in November. According to a recent poll, North Dakota voters have mixed opinions.
The measure will be on the Nov. 4 ballot for voters and, according to a recent poll commissioned by Forum Communications, the outcome is a toss up.
The poll, conducted by the University of North Dakota College of Business and Public Administration, found that 39% of respondents oppose the measure, 35% are in favor and 26% of respondents remain undecided.
The telephone poll surveyed 505 randomly selected North Dakotans between Sept. 26 and Oct. 3.