Thursday, November 13, 2014

Target - #BlackFriday sneak peak

   In addition to its Black Friday ad, Target revealed plans to offer early access to Black Friday deals for one-day only on Nov. 10, a pre-sale on Nov. 26 and a 6 p.m. store opening on Thanksgiving evening. With Cartwheel, guests will also have access to additional Black Friday deals between Nov. 23 and Nov. 29. REDcard holders will continue to receive an extra 5 percent off all of their purchases.

            “We know our guests are pulled in a million different directions as the holidays get underway, so we’re helping them save time and money by offering more access to Black Friday deals,” said Kathee Tesija, chief merchandising and supply chain officer, Target. “Whether shopping online, on their phone or in our stores, Target’s guests will find Black Friday deals on top gifts throughout November. And to deliver even more savings, all orders ship for free until December 20.”

Savings Start Early: Daily Deals Like Never Before        
Nov. 10
For the first time on Nov. 10 only, a selection of top Black Friday doorbuster deals* will be available at for guests using Store Pickup. To get the deals, guests can select an eligible item on and choose Store Pickup when placing their order. Guests will receive an email notification when the order is received and again when it is ready for pickup. The deals are:

Nov. 23-29
Throughout the holiday season, Cartwheel – Target’s mobile savings app – is offering 50 percent off a different toy every day. Additionally, from Nov. 23 to 29, Cartwheel will feature exclusive deals, including at least 25 percent off more than 100 offers. Top deals include:
  • 60 percent off select movie titles
  • 40 percent off select multi-piece bakeware sets
  • 30 percent off board game favorites like Candyland and Chutes and Ladders

Nov. 26
On Wednesday, Nov. 26, Target stores and will offer a handful of Black Friday deals early to guests. The deals will be available for preview in the Weekly Ad on Sunday, Nov. 23.

Nov. 27-29
Deals will be available on on Thanksgiving morning for guests who want to shop early. Then, at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Target stores will open for Black Friday shoppers. The first several hundred guests waiting in line at Target stores across the nation on Thursday, Nov. 27 will receive a Christmas cracker, a gift that is synonymous with the holidays in many parts of the world, which will include a Target GiftCard or coupon. Top deals include:
·         New iPad Air 2 16GB, $499.00, and a free $140 Target GiftCard, Reg. $499.00
·         Beats by Dre Solo HD Headphones, $97.00, Reg. $169.99
·         Element 40” 1080p LED HDTV, $119.00
·         Xbox One, $329.99, and a free $50 Target GiftCard and two free digital download games, Reg. $399.99
·         Nikon L330 20.2MP High Zoom Camera, $99.00, Reg. $229.99
·         Westinghouse 55” 1080p LED HDTV, $395.00
·         Fitbit Charge Wireless Activity + Sleep Wristband, $99.99, Reg. $129.99
·         GoPro HERO3+ Silver edition, $249.99, and a free $50 Target GiftCard, Reg. $299.99
·         Sony PlayStation 4, $399.00 bundled with two free games
·         Buy one, get one 50 percent off toys from select top brands
·         40 percent off select LEGO sets
·         40 percent off apparel for women, men and kids
·         50 percent off all picture frames
·         Dyson DC50 Allergy vacuum, $279.00, Reg. $449.99

Nov. 28
On Nov. 28, from 6 a.m. to noon, guests can purchase up to $300 in Target GiftCards at 10 percent off at Target stores and – the first time Target has ever offered a discount on Target GiftCard purchases.

Nov. 29
            Additional Saturday-only deals will be available in Target stores and at, including 40 percent off Philips string lights and BOGO free all single-roll wrapping paper.

Cyber Week
Beginning Monday Dec. 1, guests will find new deals every day at as part of Target’s largest Cyber Week sale, with more than 100,000 items on sale throughout the week. The offers will include category-wide sales in key gifting areas and steep discounts on apparel, toys, housewares and major brands such as LeapFrog, Dyson, LG, Kitchen-Aid, Canon and more. More information and deals will be available at the end of November.

Extended Holiday Hours
            In the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving, Target works closely with its team members to understand scheduling preferences. Target compensates all hourly team members who work on a national holiday, including Thanksgiving, with pay equal to time and a half their hourly rate. Target is communicating to all hourly team members who work certain shifts on Thanksgiving and Black Friday that they will receive additional compensation on top of holiday premium pay.  Target will offer extended store hours throughout the holiday season for guest convenience:
  • Nov. 27-28: 6 p.m. (Thursday) to 11 p.m. or midnight (Friday)
  • Dec. 24: 7 a.m. to 9 or 10 p.m.
  • Dec. 25: closed
  • Dec. 26: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., 11 p.m. or midnight

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