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  • Target (pronounced Tar-zhey in many cross border shopping circles) is coming to Canada and will open 100-150 stores – holla!  The only sad news is that we’ll all have to wait until 2013 for the first stores to open up in a mall near us.
How will they expand into Canada? Simple – they bought Zellers for a cool $1.8 billion! Now, before you pull out your tissues and lament the loss of another Canadian retailer, it’s worthwhile to note that Zellers (a.k.a. Hudson’s Bay Company or HBC) sold its soul to corporate America back in 2006.

    Target takes aim at Canada

    Target (pronounced Tar-zhey in many cross border shopping circles) is coming to Canada and will open 100-150 stores – holla! The only sad news is that we’ll all have to wait until 2013 for the first stores to open up in a mall near us. How will they expand into Canada? Simple – they bought Zellers for a cool $1.8 billion! Now, before you pull out your tissues and lament the loss of another Canadian retailer, it’s worthwhile to note that Zellers (a.k.a. Hudson’s Bay Company or HBC) sold its soul to corporate America back in 2006.

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  • WHY WE LIKE IT: Everyone starts out at the Green level and receives…
-A free beverages of your choice on your birthday

-Free beverage customization – you can get syrup and milk options (like soy) on the house

-Free refills on brewed coffee or tea

-Free tall beverage of your choice with a 1lb whole bean coffee purchase

-Free trial offers

PLUS: Collect 30 stars and you’re at the Gold level for one year. Another 30 stars keeps you at the gold level for the following year. You get all of the green level rewards, plus:

-Free beverage every 15 stars

-A personalized gold card – because who doesn’t like something shiny with their name on it (ok – maybe just the fab4less girl?).

-Personalized offers and coupons – tailored to just the things you like to enjoy.

    My Starbucks Rewards

    WHY WE LIKE IT: Everyone starts out at the Green level and receives… -A free beverages of your choice on your birthday -Free beverage customization – you can get syrup and milk options (like soy) on the house -Free refills on brewed coffee or tea -Free tall beverage of your choice with a 1lb whole bean coffee purchase -Free trial offers PLUS: Collect 30 stars and you’re at the Gold level for one year. Another 30 stars keeps you at the gold level for the following year. You get all of the green level rewards, plus: -Free beverage every 15 stars -A personalized gold card – because who doesn’t like something shiny with their name on it (ok – maybe just the fab4less girl?). -Personalized offers and coupons – tailored to just the things you like to enjoy.

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