CityTarget in downtown Chicago nears completion

The Minneapolis-based retail giant is just days away from opening its first-ever small-format store, called CityTarget, in one of downtown Chicago's most architecturally significant buildings. Finishing touches are being made to open the store next week.
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The Minneapolis-based retail giant is just days away from opening its first-ever small-format store, called CityTarget, in one of downtown Chicago's most architecturally significant buildings. Finishing touches are being made to open the store on July 25, the Chicago Tribune reports.

CityTarget stores will also open in Los Angeles and Seattle next week. Reuters reports another Los Angeles store and one in San Francisco will open later this year. A third Los Angeles location and a CityTarget in Portland, Oregon will open in 2013.

The slimmed-down stores will feature fresh food, clothing and electronics.

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