Target is closing 13 stores in 11 states, as the retailer readjusts it footprint. Employees were notified on Monday that the stores will close January 30, 2016.
In February, Target closed 11 U.S. stores.
“The decision to close a Target store is not made lightly,” Kristy Welker, a spokeswoman for Target, told ConsumerAffairs. “We typically decide to close a store after careful consideration of the long-term financial performance of a particular location. Typically, the decision to close a store is as a result of seeing several years of decreasing profitability.”
Welker said all eligible employees will be offered the option to transfer to another Target store.
The stores slated for closing are:
- Austin North East (Austin, Texas)
- Suncoast Pasco County (Odessa, Florida)
- Casa Grande, Arizona
- Victorville, California
- East Flint (Flint, Michigan)
- Columbus Southwest (Columbus, Ohio)
- Northridge (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)
- Superior, Wisconsin
- Springfield, Ohio
- New Ulm, Minnesota
- Ottumwa, Iowa
- Anderson, Indiana
- Dixie Highway (Louisville, Kentucky)
Target has taken steps in recent months to consolidate more of its operations. In June it signed a $1.9 billion deal with CVS to take over and operate Target pharmacies.
More recently, Target announced it is teaming with Instacart, a delivery company, to deliver online grocery orders in the Minneapolis market.