John Griffith

Target’s new small-format store in Chicago will be the first store in a U.S. historic landmark — the newly restored Carson Pirie Scott building, now known as Sullivan Center. Target also announced that its small-format locations across the U.S. including the new Chicago store, will be named CityTarget.

Target Corp.'s first store in Manhattan officially opens on Sunday, representing a key step in the retailer’s push to open in urban markets.The new store, which joins Costco and Best Buy at East River Plaza in Harlem, will offer merchandise tailored to the neighborhood, including Spanish-language greeting cards, multicultural dolls, religious candles and renowned Southern food produced locally."This is the (company's) largest single investment on any single project," John Griffith, executive VP property development for Target Corp., said during a press tour Wednesday.Griffith said he expects the new store to produce Target's strongest return -- eventually -- and to

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