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Target confirmed for Langley

Target is coming to Langley.

Target Corporation confirmed on Feb. 2 that it will set up shop where Zellers is currently located in Willowbrook Shopping Centre.

The company bought the leasehold interest in the Zellers site, and plans to open the store next year.

It will be one of between 125 to 135 Target shops in Canada.

The Minneapolis-based corporation will spent between $10 million to $11 million to remodel each facility in order to bring the full Target brand to Canadian communities.

When the Langley location open in spring 2013 it will employ approximately 150-200 people. Hiring will begin this year.

Anyone interested in finding work at the Willowbrook Target can click here to learn more about job opportunities. Target has 1,763 stores across the U.S. and operates an online store at Target.com.

The company operates a credit card segment that offers branded proprietary credit card products. Since 1946, Target donates five per cent of its income in the form of community grants and programs. In current terms, that is equal to more than $3 million a week.

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