Target mania hits Kingston
Shoppers line up to get into Target Kingston Tuesday morning. First Target store to open in eastern Ontario.
Published Tuesday, July 23, 2013 10:07AM EDT
Last Updated Tuesday, July 23, 2013 11:50AM EDT
More than 100 shoppers in Kingston waited in line early this morning as Target opened its first store in Eastern Ontario.
The Kingston store is the 67th Target to open in Canada.
At 120 thousand square feet, the Kingston store is a little larger than a typical Target store.
More than 10 million dollars was spent to renovate the former Zellers store at the Cataraqui Centre.
Target has 173 people on the payroll in Kingston.
Ottawa Target stores won't open until the fall.
CTV's Claudia Cautillo was in Kingston to talk to shoppers about the Target experience including price comparisons.
You can watch her story on CTV Ottawa News at noon and 6pm