Walmart might have Happy Meals, but Target Canada will have venti chai lattes

Walmart might have Happy Meals, but Target Canada will have venti chai lattes

Walmart might have Happy Meals, but Target Canada will have venti chai lattes

The much-anticipated Target Canada has announced it will be partnering with Starbucks beginning in spring 2013. Senior vice-president of merchandising for Target Canada John Morioka says the company’s goal is to bring the “true Target shopping experience to Canadian guests, so expanding [the] relationship with Starbucks is a natural fit.” Most of the 135 Canadian stores will include a Starbucks outlet, continuing in the 12-year American tradition of selling frappuccinos to people who still say things like “Tar-jay” in the comfort of a Target store.

Target partners with Starbucks in Canada [Toronto Star]