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Target to close 13 stores, including one in Victorville

Shoppers leave the Target store in Fairfax, Va., on Nov. 28, 2014.

Shoppers leave the Target store in Fairfax, Va., on Nov. 28, 2014.

(Paul J. Richards / AFP/Getty Images)

Target Corp. will close 13 stores nationwide, including one in Victorville, Calif., at the end of January.

In an email, Target spokeswoman Molly Snyder said the decision to close the stores “is not made lightly.” She said the company typically closes locations after seeing several years of decreasing profitability.

Snyder said all eligible Target store employees affected by the shutdowns will be offered the option to transfer to another store.

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The list of stores that will close Jan. 30 are:

Austin North East in Austin, Texas
Suncoast Pasco County in Odessa, Fla.
Casa Grande, Ariz.
Victorville, Calif.
East Flint in Flint, Mich.
Columbus Southwest in Columbus, Ohio
Northridge in Milwaukee
Superior, Wis.
Springfield, Ohio
New Ulm, Minn.
Ottumwa, Iowa
Anderson, Ind.
Dixie Highway in Louisville, Ky.

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