Target to Open New Store in King of Prussia, Pa.

Before you go, we thought you'd like these...
Before you go close icon

Target to Open New Store in King of Prussia, Pa.

Store to hire approximately 200-250 new team members

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Target is pleased to announce plans to open a new store in King of Prussia, Pa. in July 2014. The new store, located on West DeKalb Pike, will be part of the Valley Forge Shopping Center. This will be the first Target store in the city of King of Prussia.

The King of Prussia store will be approximately 165,000 square feet and will offer guests the everyday essentials and exclusive brands they have come to expect from Target. In addition, the store will include a selection of fresh produce, fresh packaged meat and pre-packaged baked goods, as well as a Starbucks, Target Optical and Target Pharmacy.

The King of Prussia location will employ approximately 200-250 team members. Target will host job fairs approximately two months prior to the new store opening, at which prospective candidates may apply and interview for open team member positions. Candidates may also apply online at or at in-store kiosks located in all Target stores approximately three months prior to the new store opening.

"Pennsylvania continues to be a strong market for Target, and we're eager to expand our presence in the state this year," said Samir Shah, Target's senior vice president of stores, northeast. "We look forward to bringing our 'Expect More. Pay Less.' brand promise and strong legacy of giving back to the community to King of Prussia residents."

Target creates strong partnerships with local organizations in all of the communities where the company does business through Target's community giving programs. This store will start a local grant program, contribute to the United Way and donate food to a Feeding America member, or approved agency. Target also encourages team members to volunteer their time to serve the needs of their community.

About Target
Minneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYS: TGT) serves guests at 1,856 stores - 1,788 in the United States and 68 in Canada - and at Since 1946, Target has given 5 percent of its profit through community grants and programs; today, that giving equals more than $4 million a week. For more information about Target's commitment to corporate responsibility, visit

For more information, visit


Target Corporation
Stefanie Mohr, Target Public Relations, 212-819-6468
Target Media Hotline, 612-696-3400

KEYWORDS:   United States  North America  Minnesota  Pennsylvania


The article Target to Open New Store in King of Prussia, Pa. originally appeared on

Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

Copyright © 1995 - 2013 The Motley Fool, LLC. All rights reserved. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

Read Full Story

Sign up for Finance Report by AOL and get everything from business news to personal finance tips delivered directly to your inbox daily!

Subscribe to our other newsletters

Emails may offer personalized content or ads. Learn more. You may unsubscribe any time.

People are Reading