Oxon Hill Target to open this month in the body of a former Kmart. The conversion was fast.

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) is scheduled to open its Oxon Hill store Oct. 20, less than a year after the Minneapolis-based retail giant inked a lease for the former Kmart location.

The 82,000-square-foot store, at 6163 Oxon Hill Drive, is of the small-format variety, catering to local shoppers with a selection of apparel, accessories, home décor, personal care and beauty products, groceries and produce. There will be a CVS Pharmacy on site. 

The store will employ roughly 160 people, per a Target fact sheet. It will be open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m., and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Target operates 46 stores (including Oxon Hill) in Greater Washington, seven of which are small-format. Those stores overall employ more than 8,000, according to Target.

Sears Holdings Corp. announced in mid-October 2018 that it would shutter the Oxon Hill Kmart, and by Nov. 1, Target stepped in to take the space located within Wharton Realty Group Inc.’s…

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