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What's That?: Small-format Target Store opens at University Hills Plaza

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Posted at 8:24 AM, Aug 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-13 10:24:49-04

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DENVER — A new small-format Target store recently opened on Colorado Boulevard near Yale Avenue at the University Hills Plaza shopping center.

The store is 40,000 square feet which is a third of the size of most Target stores. It employs 50 staff members.

It’s the second small-format store to open in the City of Denver, the first is on the 16th Street Mall.

Despite its size, the Target store offers a clothing section, pharmacy, groceries and home décor.

In a statement to Denver7, a Target spokesperson said: "Nationwide, Target is focused on opening small-format stores in urban areas, dense suburban neighborhoods and near college campuses — places where a traditional-sized Target store may not fit — to serve new guests and communities. We plan to open approximately 30-40 of these stores every year for the next several years."

The company said the next small-format store will open in the Exchange at Boulevard One Complex.

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