Back in 2019, Target announced they signed a lease for a Times Square store space with Tishman Real Estate Services, near the Regal Times Square Cinemas, and said it would open by 2022. Well, they’re right on time as the store will have its grand opening this Sunday, April 3.
It will be a “small format” Target store, which are popular choices for NYC — in fact, this is their 10th store of that type in the city. Basically, these stores are much smaller than regular Targets (which are usually about 40,000 square feet), and because of that, are curated and tailored to fit the neighborhood they are in.
For example, there will still be a “Household Essentials” section in the smaller store, but paper towels will be sold in smaller packs so they’re easier to carry for people who are mostly walking or using the subway.
The Times Square store will have other features like fresh groceries and essentials, a convenient CVS pharmacy location, easy grab-and-go food and beverage options and more. Their contactless and industry-
“Nationwide, Target is reaching new guests by opening small-format stores in urban areas, dense suburban neighborhoods and near college campuses. These stores offer an easy and convenient shopping experience in communities where a traditional-sized Target might not fit,” the announcement read.
The store is located on 42nd St., between 7th and 8th Ave. and will be open Monday – Sunday, 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. after April 2.