Ways To Save at Target

Updated on September 17, 2016
Target Store
Target Store | Source

Do You Shop at Target?

Do you shop at Target? If not, then maybe you should. Target is among America’s favorite places to shop. The discount retailer ranks sixth among all retailers in sales. It comes behind Walmart and Costco and ahead of Amazon. Today, Target Corporation operates 1,792 locations throughout the United States with its headquarters on Nicollet Mall in Minneapolis, Minnesota. You are familiar with the name Target, but did you know that Target hasn't always been named Target?

Target's Names Over The Years

Goodfellow Dry Goods
Dayton's Dry Goods Company
Dayton Company
Dayton Coorperatio
Target Corporation

Target has many hidden ways for you to save at their already low prices.

Discounted Gift Cards

Buy discounted gift cards to save you cash on every Target purchase. When you use a discounted gift card, you get an extra discount.

Target Credit and Debit Cards
Target Credit and Debit Cards | Source

Use REDcards

Target offers two Target REDcard: a debit card and a store credit card. You save when you use either one. They both have three major benefits.

  • 5 percent off every purchase
  • Free shipping on every purchase at Target.com
  • 30 extra days on returns

Debit card holders can withdraw up to $40 at the in-store checkout.
Credit card holders can manage account and make payments online.

Target Clearance
Target Clearance | Source

Shop Clearance

Everyone likes a good bargain. Those who shop regularly at Target know that there are lots of items on sale every day. These bargains are in addition to Target's already low prices. Make sure you check out what's on sale every time you go into the store.

Shoppers can always get good bargains by buying items that have been marked down. Customers can find all of Target’s clearance items

Use Cartwheel App at Target
Use Cartwheel App at Target | Source

Use Target Cartwheel App

Target customers can use the Target Cartwheel app to save money every week. All you need to do is browse on the website and assign offers to a unique barcode that you can print and take to the store for savings.

Shoppers who use Cartwheel regularly save even more by unlocking “badges,” which translate to extra offers. Check Cartwheel offers often to see what's available. New offers come out on Sundays, but many limited-time, high-value offers pop up randomly throughout the week.

You can even take Cartwheel offers and use them along with other coupons, sales and your debit or credit REDcard savings.

Target Registry

If you have a big event coming up, sign up at the Target gift registry and you can earn additional savings on the items you need. You can include baby register, wedding registry, and college registry to receive 15 percent discount for you, friends and family.

Bring a Reusable Bag

You have probably seen Target customers using their own reusable bags. They save 5 cents off their purchase. Target also gives customers a 5 cent discount for each reusable bag they use.

Use Cash-Back Website

You can save at Target even before you shop at Target. Use a cash-back website before making your purchases. Ebates is a popular cash-back website that gives you an additional 2 percent cash back on your Target purchases.

Which of the following ways do you use to save at Target?

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      Margaret Minnicks 17 months ago from Richmond, VA

      Thanks for reading and commenting. I hope you can use some of the ways I cited for saving at Target the next time you shop there. Let your family and friends know about those ways to save.

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      mactavers 17 months ago

      Target has been my favorite store for years. Whether it's been well priced clothing for kids, gifts, granola or towels, I can shop one stop. I like the designer items they feature and their prices are good. Thanks for sharing other ways to save.