Target closing Middletown store

MIDDLETOWN, OH (FOX19) - Target said Friday it plans to close its Middletown store on May 3.

The store was one of eight stores the Minneapolis-based retailer said it will close by that date.

The other stores are in West Dundee, Ill.; Las Vegas,  North Las Vegas, Nev.; Duluth, Ga; Memphis, Tenn.; Orange Park, Fla and Trotwood, Ohio near Dayton.

Target said eligible workers at those stores will be offered an opportunity to transfer to a similar position at a nearby Target location.

Target said the decision to close the stores was made "after careful consideration of each location's financial performance."

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