War of 1812 jokes. Love notes for Zellers. Walmart paranoia. Zeddy in tears.
Yeah, it was a weird day on Twitter as news broke that Target is pulling out of Canada.
The War of 1812 lasted longer than Target did in Canada.
— Jesse Taylor (@jtwpg) January 15, 2015
Not since the War of 1812 have Canadians so successfully repelled an American invasion.
— Stu Mills (@StuMillsCBC) January 15, 2015
YKNOW DOES THIS MEAN I DONT HAVE TA HEAR PEOPLE CALL TARGET "TAR-JAY" ANYMORE LIKE THEYRE ALL FRENCH AND FANCY AND EVERYTHINK LIKE THAT?
— Don Cherry Parody (@DonCherryParody) January 15, 2015
Target closing Canadian stores. I blame people up here trying to pronounce it with French accent, i.e. 'Tar-Jay'.
— Paul Madsen (@paulmadsen) January 15, 2015
Tar-Jay? More like Tar-Noway! Amiright?
— James Cowan (@jamescowan) January 15, 2015
Target shutting down means I no longer have to listen to people call it Tarjay.
— Mark Melnychuk (@Melnychuk86) January 15, 2015
Personally I enjoyed the empty shelves at Target. It was like they prorogued their inventory.
— TheHarperGovernment (@TheHarperGov) January 15, 2015
Looks like target......missed the mark /YEEEEEEAAAAAAAAAAAAH
— JaredOfLondon (@JaredOfLondon) January 15, 2015
Looks like target missed the tar...I'll stop sorry
— harshbir (@Harshbizzle) January 15, 2015
I guess Alex will never do a Canada Target tour now.
— Steve Ladurantaye (@sladurantaye) January 15, 2015
Target in Canada didn't last long eh. It's all Alex from targets fault.
— princess jaymee. ❄️ (@jaymeebaby_) January 15, 2015
There are Canadian whiskies matured longer than Target stuck around in Canada...
— Mark Gillespie (@whiskycast) January 15, 2015
I think there's milk in my fridge that's been here for longer than target has
— Zach Gillam (@ZachGillam94) January 15, 2015
I have Zeller socks that lasted longer than Target.
— Paige (@dukdukgo) January 15, 2015
Zellers forever, Target never.
— Bram Gonshor (@bgonshor) January 15, 2015
Target Canada is closing all its stores? Bring back Zellers! Or better yet...Woolco. Damn, I miss Woolco.
— Tony (@tony_kiritsis) January 15, 2015
Forget Target or Zellers. I think I speech for all Canadians when I say "bring back BiWay" That would be the true Canadian thing to do.
— Stuart Coakley (@stucoakley) January 15, 2015
So long Target we hardly knew ya. This doesn't mean Zellers is coming back does it? Anything but Zellers
— TORHABSFAN (@TORHABSFAN) January 15, 2015
should I be laughing at Target or concerned that mammoth retailers like Wal-Mart are pushing out major competitors at this point?
— kitz (@kitzwords) January 15, 2015
So long, Target. Can you take your friend Walmart with you?
— Val (@morval11) January 15, 2015
Oh no! I just heard Target is closing all their Canadian stores. I can't go back to Walmart :(
— Rebecca Cuneo Keenan (@rebeccakeenan) January 15, 2015
This Target announcement is going to be painful for all depressed regions that prioritize retail - Niagara and Saint John will feel this.
— Dylan Powell (@dylanxpowell) January 15, 2015
In a statement released by Starbucks Canada, the company says it will "prioritize interviewing displaced Target employees" when possible.
— CP24 (@CP24) January 15, 2015
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