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The Target lady has nothing on Andy King. King is the manager or "team leader" of the new 98,000-square-foot CityTarget in Westwood, and the subject of a new interview published on Target's blog, A Bullseye View. When asked what he likes most about his job, King said:
I love to watch people and their shopping patterns—what we're selling and what we need to get more of. For example, we have mattress pads for dorm room beds. It's a goofy item that we had tucked in the back aisle of the home department. But we realized we had a bunch of extras and it's almost back-to-college season, so we moved them towards the front of the store and now they're flying off the shelves!There's much more if you're interested, including talk of a CityTarget vs LAPD basketball game (team Target won) and what King sees as the challenges ahead.
· Behind Closed Doors: Store Leader Andy King Talks CityTarget Westwood [A Bullseye View]
· CityTarget Westwood A Harbinger of Targets to Come [Racked]
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