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Target Coquitlam, Langley, Victoria Stores Opening In May

05/06/2013 05:57 EDT | Updated 05/06/2013 06:18 EDT
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Look out, British Columbian bargain hunters: the wait is almost over for Target Canada's arrival.

Popular discount retailer Target is continuing its Canadian expansion with twenty-two "soft openings" in Western Canada – including nine B.C. stores – on Tuesday.

“It was exciting to see the response to our Ontario store openings,” said Tony Fisher, president of Target Canada in a press release Monday.

The news comes a month after the Minneapolis-based retailer opened 24 stores in Ontario. Fisher said the Ontario openings have provided the company with "valuable insights."

The company’s West Coast expansion is part of an aggressive plan to launch 124 Canadian stores by the end of the year.

Target Canada's new B.C. stores will mostly take over former Zeller’s locations.

A store in Prince George is scheduled to open May 14.

Full List of British Columbia locations opening this month:

Campbell River - Discovery Harbour Shopping Centre

Coquitlam - Coquitlam Centre

Cranbrook - Tamarack Mall

Delta - Scottsdale Mall

Kamloops- Sahali Centre Mall

Langley - Willowbrook Shopping Centre

Nanaimo - Nanaimo North Town Centre

Vernon - Village Green Mall

Victoria - Tillicum Centre

Prince George -Pine Centre

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