The openings will create 4,300 jobs in a down economy. And the openings bring Target’s number of stores to an impressive 1,699.
Not to be outdone, Kohl’s announced it’s opening 55 stores this year.
All is not dire in the world of retail – some companies are still expanding, albeit at a slower pace.
If you wondered how people are thinking and feeling about the economy, the story ranked number seven on cnn.com’s most viewed stories this morning.
Interesting times when a story about store openings is the top news.