U.S. retailer Targets Edmonton shoppers

EDMONTON – Tents, warming fires and a giant snowflake created by a well-known British artist took over Edmonton’s Churchill Square on a chilly Saturday.

It wasn’t the city’s latest winter festival but the Edmonton stop of a cross-country marketing blitz by Target Canada, which will open its first six stores in Edmonton, St. Albert and Sherwood Park starting in the spring. The U.S.-based retailer is opening 124 stores across the country.

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