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Tiny Target store coming to South Park

SAN DIEGO, California -- Mega-retailer Target is hopping on the small-store bandwagon, and Monday announced plans to open its sixth TargetExpress store in South Park next July.

The store will be on the property currently occupied by the Gala Foods supermarket at Fern and Grape streets.

For years, retailers took pride in ever-bigger stores, but now with the rise of Internet shopping and showrooming, the trend is reversing.

Walmart for a couple of years has focused its expansion efforts on its smaller-format Neighborhood Markets and general merchandise stores, instead of its Supercenters.

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