Target Canada Has Online Shopping in Its Sights



By Karen Johnson, The Wall Street Journal

“Target Canada, well on its way toward its goal of opening 124 stores across Canada this year, is now setting its sights on its next Canadian frontier: online shopping.  Target Canada Chief Executive Tony Fisher, speaking at a national retail conference in Toronto Tuesday, said he wants to create a “truly Canadian” online site. But he told Canada Real Time he hasn’t set a timeline for its launch.

In a speech to around 900 conference-goers, Mr. Fisher spoke about the company’s bricks-and-mortar stores and offered some hints into what kinds of features he’s envisioning as teams in Canada and the U.S. plan for eCommerce on Target’s Canadian website.”

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