Grand Opening of the New Paramus, NJ Target Store was TODAY !

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Real Estate Agent with Bergen County, NJ - RE/MAX Real Estate Limited

... and it was PACKED !

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After many months of creation and preparation, the highly anticipated Grand Opening of the new 'Super Target' got off to a booming start today !

... and there was no sign of a lacking economy if the shoppers there had any say in it !

This Target Store is part of the newly renovated Bergen Town Center mall in Paramus, NJ, which will see many great stores including the likes of

  • The Nike Factory Store
  • Century 21 Department Store
  • Marshalls
  • Filenes Basement
  • Nordstrom Rack
  • Chuck E Cheese's
  • Whole Foods
  • and others

... and yes, the Super Target !

So in support of this terrific event, we took a 'family trip' there ourselves !!!

       ... but we went during the special "Sneak Preview" Last night !!!! Ha !!! Before the crazy rush today ! ... and yes I was back there today just to check out the doorbusters, and it was a madhouse !

                            In front of the Target Bergen Town Center



The first thing we noticed was the shopping carts were different to any store we'd seen before - they were entirely plastic - no metal at all. For shopping carts ? - They were lightweight, easy to maneuver, and pretty cool !

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(my wife looks pretty good for 8 months pregnant right !!!!!!) 

 

Then as we got into the store we saw that it was HUGE !!!

...and actually had more aisles than the next nearest Target, including more food aisles like this refrigerator cold cuts section !!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


The layout was great, the staff were trained well, and were very pleasant and accommodating.

We did our part to stimulate the economy by buying a lot of essential items as you can see here ...

 

 

 


...and after getting well acquainted with the whole store, we saw the cherry on the top !

     ... this Target has a STARBUCKS INSIDE !!!!!!!!

 


"A Target Store AND a Starbucks in ONE PLACE !!!!!! You're Kidding !!!!!"


No people it's true !!! And this has now become my favorite place in the neighborhood !!!


Next week, the review of the Grand Opening of
Bergen Town Center's "WHOLE FOODS Store !!!"

Cheerio !

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Rainmaker
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Kim Daugherty
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Sheldon - GORGEOUS family! I gotta know though, why do I always read your posts with a British accent in my head and end up smiling? Someone needs to bottle your energy and sell it. Maybe at Super Target. But what would they call it???....

March 09, 2009 03:32 PM
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Sheldon Neal
That British Agent Bergen County NJ
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Betina !!  ... yes this one was on 'Sale' this week and he had some appeal, so we scooped him up and put him in our cart !!!! LOLOLOLOL !!!!

Anne !! Are we related !?!?!? Because we have the same outlook on a number of posts recently and ESPECIALLY our excitement for TARGET !!! -- I think that's really fun that you noticed the plastic carts and food aisles etc... that made me smile ! .... Sorry about not having a Whole Foods, but I'm going to write a post on it soon, and I'll let you know how great it is ! ...(ooops, maybe that's not helping you huh ?? sorry !!!) Cheers Anne ! Happy Monday right back atcha !

Vegas ! -- Thank you mate !  We made it a really fun outing !!!

Ha Ha Ha ! Kim ! It's funny, a number of people say that to me, I guess thats the power of a 'VLOG" huh !!! ... I think I'm about due for another one ;o) ... oh and I'm talking to my marketing department about your bottling idea ... I think there's something to it ..... ;o)

 

March 09, 2009 04:14 PM
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Tammy Lankford
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Where do I start?

1. your floating in the sky head really made me laugh.

2. your wife looks amazing.  I looked like two houses a month before my daughter was born

3. I LOVE that target was selling pictures of you and your little one wanted to buy one. HEE HEE

4. I want a target in my town, can you find out what I need to do to make that happen?

5. Your children are adorable!  Do you know if the newest edition will be a boy or girl yet?

 

March 09, 2009 06:21 PM
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Sheldon Neal
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Well Hello Tammy !!

  1. It's a trick I learned in college....
  2. Why thank you - I agree ! ...and LOL but I'm sure you didnt !!!
  3. HA HA HA HA HA !!!!!!!!   You got me !!!!!!! ::: CRACKING UP AT YOUR COMMENT !!:::
  4. I will get my Peeps on it .... I can get Targets built anywhere ;o)
  5. Aw thanks, and the newbie is going to be a little boy !

Nice to see you tonight Ms Lankford !

Cheers !

March 09, 2009 06:43 PM
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Alan Brown
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Your family looks great. A super Target opEned in our small town 18 months ago looks just like yours, Starbucks and all... Keep up the good work mate

March 09, 2009 08:45 PM
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Hi mate-The comments keep coming. Like rabbits that keep multiplying. You get more exposure than a babies bare behind. Must be everybody likes Mr Cheerio. LOL So when is the trip to the Whole Foods place. BTW-If I find funny blogs I think you'll like I'll leave them for you but YOU do get around so it might be tough to find a good one you haven't commented on. Variety is the spice of life they say. BTW-In the pic with the cap on backwards you're the spitting image of the maintenance guy here that I threw a snowball at. good look for YOU. Gotta go see if you checked yet, ;-)

March 09, 2009 09:40 PM
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Randall Sandin
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so glad to see it is finally open - when will you have time to sell real estate with you daily trips?

March 10, 2009 05:39 AM
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Sheldon Neal
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'Allo Alan ! Aren't they great ! .... Cheers !

Sharon - A maintenance guy !?!?!? ... Well I do keep things running smoothly whenever I can !

Randall ! - It's gonna be tough that's for sure !  :o)

 

March 10, 2009 08:17 AM
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Looks like Target is going in the way of Walmart, all those refrigerators. Starbucks is a great idea. I mean, priceless for both parties. Just like it is in the Barnes-N-Noble. Hundreds+ of people walking by as opposed to driving by. What a great real estate sale for Target. They must get big bucks for that space.

March 10, 2009 08:28 AM
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Sheldon....we just might be related! Would you care if I started saying "Cheers" and told everyone you're my British cousin?!! :-)

PS: Your wife looks great for 8 months pregnant!! I'll be praying for a safe delivery and healthy mommy and baby!! :-)

March 10, 2009 12:36 PM
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Sheldon Neal
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Steve - You better believe it ! It's a win-win-win-win-win for everyone !

 

Anne !!! ROFL!!!!! ...

"Would you care if I started saying "Cheers" and told everyone you're my British cousin?!!"

...that's my favorite line of the day :o) ...and thanks for the kind words about the family, we're excited for the new arrival !

March 10, 2009 12:45 PM
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Sheldon,

I love posts that all packed with photos!   We can not only read the story but we can tell by your photos that you and your family had a lot of fun.   Another fun to read post packed with lots of enthusiasm and positive vibes by that British Agent!

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March 10, 2009 05:29 PM
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What great pictures, your son is adorable and your wife is lovely.  As for you, where the heck are the towels?  I helped get them back, too.   Glad you made it a "family day" and shared it with us!

March 10, 2009 08:46 PM
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Tammy Lankford
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Well since you said "anywhere" could you please just have them tear down the rest of the half torn down store a quarter mile from my office and build it there.  The store looks bad and I think it could be hurting business.  A target would look nice on that corner.  It is a US Highway.  That should help you convince your peeps.

March 10, 2009 11:34 PM
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Sheldon Neal
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Gerry ! - Photos are good ! But why am I telling you ! - You are one of the premiere photographers on here.  Always a pleasure to see you over this side of the country !

Carole ! HAHAHAHAHAHAH !!!! ... I was all set to go out in the towel as it was a balmy night, but my son has developed a habit of yanking them of, which he thinks is absolutely hysterical, and I just wasnt sure that the shoppers at Target would have been expecting that at their Grand Opening ???
...there's a blue joke in there, but I'm leaving it alone !!!!

Tammmmmmyyyy !!! Hi There ! .... consider it done, I'll make the call in the morning :o)

March 10, 2009 11:44 PM
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I'm a Tar-jai fan too. Who doesn't love a cup 'o jo. Unless your a Brit and you like Earl Grey at 4pm. Congratulations to you and your wife :) Your son is so cute holding the toys.

Well TTFN .... my boss is a Brit too (so is our Admin), My boss actually says Cheerio :D  Usually our Admin says some British words I can't type because the boss ticks her off LOL

Have a great day Sheldon!

It's a good life!

Raine

March 12, 2009 03:54 PM
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Sheldon Neal
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Raine !!! I absolutely LOVE that united UK/US flag picture !!!

FABULOUS !!!!

... that is exactly the partnership in my household !

Thanks so much....and yes, some English words can be lots of fun huh !!! LOL

Always great to see you in the comments :o)

March 12, 2009 04:19 PM
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Sheldon - You have a beautiful family!  Your wife looks great!  Thanks for sharing!  :)

March 14, 2009 09:33 AM
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Sheldon Neal
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Why Thank you so much ! I agree with you - I think I'll keep 'em

March 14, 2009 10:07 AM
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I appreciate your blog.  Are you still planning to write about the Whole Foods store?

March 25, 2009 09:26 AM
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