MINNEAPOLIS — Target will dedicate about 10,000 sq. ft. at nine of its stores in the Detroit area to fresh groceries, the mass merchandise chain said Monday.
The company said the remodeling effort was part of its ongoing effort to remodel stores across the country, and the new layout also would include reinventions in departments such as beauty, home, shoes and baby. Fresh foods will include produce, packaged meat and prepackaged baked goods, as well as frozen and dry food offerings.
Meanwhile, the beauty section will be made more visual, allowing easier browsing for a mix of everyday essentials and exclusive brands. The home department will offer easier navigation with wider aisles and lower product displays.
"We've heard from our guests that they want more fresh food options in the convenience of their local Target store," Target SVP grocery Annette Miller said. "We're excited to unveil a new, one-stop shopping experience and believe this significant investment underscores our commitment to the Detroit community."
The company said it also would remodel additional stores in the Detroit area later this spring, with plans to remodel stores in other markets such as Cleveland, San Antonio and Las Vegas.