According to Yahoo! News, KTLA.com, and the Associated Press, Target will shutter nine stores in four states, including locations in East Harlem, New York, three in Portland, Oregon, two in Seattle, and three in San Francisco, due to theft and organized retail crime challenges.
A Closer Look
The Target closings across the U.S. will be effective October 21, 2023. The department retailer said it still will have 150 locations open in the markets where the closings are transpiring. The company will offer those employees affected the chance to transfer to other locations.
The recent Target nationwide Target location closings are indicative of the increasing economic challenges of various business operations around the country.