Target to open new Liberty Township store

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - Target announced Friday it plans to open a new store in October in Liberty Township near Columbus.

The store will be located at 10600 Sawmill Parkway as part of the new shopping center -- The Shoppes at Wedgewood. Target said it has announced plans to open 10 stores this year.

The Liberty Township store will be approximately 130,000 square feet. It will include a Starbucks cafe and a Target pharmacy.

The Liberty Township location will employ approximately 150 workers.

Target will host job fairs approximately two months prior to the new store opening where candidates may apply and interview for open  positions. Candidates may also apply online at or at in-store kiosks located in all Target stores approximately three months prior to the new store opening.

"Southwestern Ohio is an important market for Target," said Samir Shah, Target's senior vice president of stores in the eastern region. "We're thrilled to bring 150 new jobs to the community and service even more guests when our Liberty Township store opens this October."

Last week, Target announced it plans to close its Middletown store on May 3.

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