Target plans to remodel Gilbert Southwest store

A remodeled Target Store's center aisle from Duarte, Calif., gives an example of what shoppers may find when the Gilbert store is remodeled. The company said each store will be different.

A remodeled Target Store's center aisle from Duarte, Calif., gives an example of what shoppers may find when the Gilbert store is remodeled. The company said each store will be different.

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Target’s Gilbert Southwest store located at 3931 S. Gilbert Road will be renovated in 2019, the company announced.

The remodel is one of seven in the Phoenix-area that will be done in 2019 and one of more than 1,000 remodels the company plans to do by the end of the year.

“These remodeled stores will provide Phoenix-area guests with an even easier and more inspiring shopping experience—whether in-store or online,” Target Group Vice President Amy Probst said in a news release. “Guests can expect an updated look and feel and a new order pickup counter, making it convenient to grab online orders.”

Store renovations are expected to include:

• updated order pickup and guest service counters;
• modern decor and fixtures to include additional mannequins and specialty LED lighting;
• updated merchandise displays throughout the store, including in-home, apparel and beauty sections; and
• a nursing space for new moms.

The store will remain open during the remodeling, according to the company, however, customers may see areas that are temporarily emptied or curtained off during the process.
By Tom Blodgett
Raised in Arizona, Tom Blodgett has spent 30 years in journalism in Arizona and is the editor of the Gilbert edition of Community Impact Newspaper. He is a graduate of Arizona State University, where he now serves as an instructional professional in the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and editorial adviser to The State Press, the university's independent student media outlet.


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