When Target opened in Canada, taking over former Zellers stores, I confessed I couldn't care less.
While at Cloverdale Mall for another matter, I did pop into the newly opened store to see what all the fuss was about. I remember a lot of empty shelves and being rather underwhelmed by the prices and selection. It really did feel like a Walmart that wasn't quite ready for primetime.
Lately I've been reading that Target Canada is bleeding money. It will likely become a case study in how you shouldn't launch in a new country. The Target Canada experience, apparently, doesn't measure up to the Target USA experience.
I have a simple question for the hive mind. Do you shop at Target in Canada? And if you do, why?