Target Stores

Target Stores

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About Target Stores

Target is a big-box store that stocks general merchandise. It allows customers to find pretty much everything they need in one store, saving them time and effort. At Target, customers can find everything from groceries and household essentials to home decor and office supplies. The company provides free two-day shipping on online orders, but customers can pay extra for same-day delivery.

Pros & Cons


  • Discount with Target RedCard
  • One-stop shopping
  • Customer-friendly layout


  • Stores smaller than some competitors
  • Fewer stores than similar chains

Bottom Line

Target is a general merchandise store. Customers can find most everything they need, and there’s a variety of brands to meet many budgets. There are locations in all 50 states.

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What is Target?

Target is a big-box retailer known for its affordability and wide selection of products. The store boasts everyday low prices, but it also offers weekly deals, clearance prices and other in-store markdowns. Customers who hold a RedCard credit or debit card can save an extra 5% on their purchases. RedCard holders also get exclusive offers and deals to save even more.

Target makes customer experience a top priority. Stores have spacious and uncluttered aisles for both customer comfort and ease of access. Employees frequently perform zone sweeps to ensure shelving is neat and properly stocked.

What does Target do?

Target offers customers a variety of mid- to high-quality products at affordable prices. Customers can find many reliable brands at Target, including Dyson, KitchenAid, Apple and many more trusted names. The company also has its own brands in nearly every category. These brands include Market Pantry, Archer Farms, Threshold, Boots & Barkley, Up & Up and Xhilaration.

With such a variety of brands, Target provides customers with options to fit almost any budget for nearly any purchase. Whether you’re decorating a dorm room, investing in long-term needs for your home, refreshing your wardrobe, prepping for a party or looking to fill your pantry, you can find most everything you need with one trip to Target.

Target prices

The amount of money you spend at Target will greatly depend on the type of purchase you’re making. The grab-and-go area of Bullseye’s Playground at store entrances presents you with neat finds for just a couple of dollars. You can find clothing staples for as little as $5, or build a full outfit for less than $100.

Target carries several brands, so there is something for every budget. For example, if Threshold home decor is out of your price range, Room Essentials might be a better fit. You can find various brands for everything from coffee makers to cookware, vacuums to televisions and more.

Target also regularly offers great deals on their flyer items, and customers can often find in-store markdowns. Regular Target shoppers may want to consider a RedCard to save an extra 5%.

Target FAQ

What kind of a store is Target?
Target is a general merchandise retailer. It’s a superstore that carries a variety of brands, product lines and product types.
How many stores does Target have?
According to the corporate website, Target has 1,880 stores in the U.S. It has stores in all 50 states and Washington, D.C.
Can you order from Target online?
Target does have online ordering. Along with standard shipping, customers can choose same-day delivery, in-store pickup or curbside pickup.
Does Target have stores in other countries?
Target has several offices globally but no other stores. Target attempted an expansion to Canada in 2013, but the attempt was ultimately unsuccessful; all stores were closed by April 2015.

Is Target a good company?

Target is an excellent company to shop with. It prioritizes customer experience, so it’s easy to feel like you’re not in a big-box store while still saving money. Target is a popular choice for almost any shopping need, and you see that popularity across social media. Target carries both popular brand names and its own brands, which means they have products at multiple price points. There are also ways to save, such as the Target RedCard. Overall, Target provides an enjoyable and affordable shopping experience.

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Original review: May 18, 2023

I made a large purchase at Target 26 hours ago. My billed totaled $691.71 including tax. I purchased items for my bedroom and living room including bedding and blankets, etc. I went home and my purchases not work in my home, so I returned some of my purchased items today (about 26 hours later) with my tags on and my original receipt. I used a bunch of gift cards that I received for teacher appreciation week.

I still had to charge $546.12 on my credit card. When I asked for my refund of -$276.25 to be put back on my credit card, I was informed that it’s Target’s policy to either give a Target store credit OR put a percentage of my refund on each of the gift cards that I used (which were Target & Visa gift cards) And my credit card. I proceeded to ask for the refund to be put back solely on my credit card. They refused. This policy is unfair. The fact that I charged $546.12 on my credit card should indicate that I would be able to get a refund of $276.12 back on my credit card. I feel robbed. Now I cannot go to any store I want to purchase the bedding I need. This is ridiculous and wrong. I will not be shopping at Target in the future and I will be sharing my experience with others. Shame on you Target!

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Resolution response: May 14, 2023


Original review: May 13, 2023

Profiled during checkout. Made my kids cry. Triggered my ptsd and began yelling at me when I began to cry. I should’ve known because the woman in front of me was told she looked like a thief. They went through all her bags, made her take everything out of her bags, checked the receipt, then told her, "Everything is on here but you look suspicious, next time I’m checking your purse too." This woman literally had a wallet purse btw. Then this self-checkout lady named Alice did the same thing to me! She told me, "You ** people always sneaky and try to take stuff so I go through all your stuff just like last lady."

I spoke to a manager and she did nothing. I called corporate and they did nothing. I gave corporate a description of the woman in front of me who was treated inappropriately too. That store doesn’t care about anybody. I’d rather go to Walmart after today’s experience. Alice is by far the most audacious and cold-hearted individual I’ve come across. I expected a quick lunch hour small and less than twenty minutes grocery trip. Instead, this is how not only myself but that poor woman and her kids are treated? How is this ok?

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    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: April 26, 2023

    I went to Target Optical to get my eye exam. I got a pair of glasses with my insurance over $200 plus $35 for warranty. I went back today for the warranty. They wanna me to pay $20 copay which I was never told about it so I cut my losses and walk away. I learn my lesson.

    2 people found this review helpful
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: April 11, 2023

    Today was the last day I'm shopping at Target. They failed to stand by their product and Customer Service was nasty and a disgrace. Shop online every month and spend 200 hundred to 300 dollars a month because I'm disabled and can't drive. Today was my final day Shopping at Target. I refuse to be treated like garbage from Customer Service.

    4 people found this review helpful
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    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Feb. 20, 2023

    I applied for the Red Card and found it is not a debit card. It is only a card linked to your checking account. It is not FDIC insured and is another avenue for your information to be stolen. Target has had a long history of personal data breaches. They added this potential breach to "provide" better piece of mind. Additionally, Target says it can take 5-7 business days to process payments using Electronic Funds Transfers (EFT). This is not the case. Target has taken up to two to three weeks to process these payments.

    This is year 2023, not 1923. Electronic is supposedly instantaneous. Like Amazon movies, you can pay and access movies instantly. Target waits until you forget about the payment, then hits you with fees to ensure you think twice about shopping with them. Walmart is still cheaper. Whole Foods has better quality foods. Sprouts produce is locally sourced keeping small businesses going. What does Target do? Plant a community garden then abandons it. Yay Target...

    3 people found this review helpful
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Feb. 10, 2023

    Yesterday, Target delivered my order. It included four items which dodgy Amazon drivers had falsely claimed, two weeks earlier, to have "delivered" on three occasions. One item is a lovely, 30" bedroom cabinet, solidly and artfully made in Vietnam and very thoughtfully packaged for transportation. (See photo.) Target simply dropped the items off at our package office -- which is open and manned all day every day (weekend included). That was something that Amazon drivers would not do. Amazon should learn from Target!

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    Original review: Feb. 2, 2023 is a terrible place to shop. I did not receive my child Mario Game that I purchased for Christmas. We contacted them two days before the holiday to check and the call was answered by a guy from India who did not understand English and wrote all the info incorrectly. We complained about Mario games but he had it down as Mario games and Nintendo Switch. They did not contact us with any updates for over 45 days and when we reached out, they said, "Then and now you’re telling us the story doesn’t match" and they did not acknowledge it was the ** person’s fault. Then we were told "the item's return period ended on January 25, 2023 and the order is no longer eligible to be researched”. Which is 2 days afterward. That’s a Monkey Business and I do not recommend it to anyone.

    3 people found this review helpful
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Jan. 31, 2023

    I have had a Target debit card for years and have spent thousands of dollars there. I noticed in December there were multiple charges on my target debit card that I had not made. I reported these charges and never heard anything back. These charges were not significant so I wasn’t concerned with reimbursement just wanted my card blocked. I received a letter in the mail about a month later stating I owe overdraft charges for a charge that was returned. This was one of the charges I disputed.

    I called the number on the letter and the lady was extremely rude: she could care less about the unauthorized charges. She told me that I had 2 other overdraft charges over 6 months ago. I informed her that there was never any notification from my bank or target about overdraft charges and to send me a letter detailing all this and I will pay this after I validate the charges. She was upset threatening me with collections because I wouldn’t pay for these charges I was unaware of at that time. Target never stopped my card from being used either. She transferred me to another agent about the unauthorized charges and he kept me on the phone for a substantial amount of time and basically told me I was lying about the charges because they were made in the same town I live in.

    I didn’t make these charges somehow someone got ahold of my info and it doesn’t matter which town it’s in. Maybe a work or social event regardless they were not authorized: I still have not heard anything and it’s upsetting to be treated like this. Like I said I didn’t even ask for reimbursement since the charges were not substantial just block the card and take off the overdraft fee. Target is too greedy to do even that! I am not hard up for money and have a well paying job. But they treated me like I was a liar and a thief. Unacceptable Target. Do better for your customers who spend their hard earned money at your store!

    4 people found this review helpful
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Jan. 18, 2023

    Target is an unethical company participating in privacy invasion and harassment of Americans. The employees of this store in the Wilton and the Albany area have participated in organized harassment of their own neighbor. So have some "shoppers" at these stores. And there is vehicle harassment going on in the parking lots.

    In the Wilton area, there is also a "rogue" driver of an 18-wheeler Target truck who spends his evenings cruising up and down the Northway harassing individuals in an aggressive manner, cutting off, etc. His vehicle has a "Maine" license plate (if that is even his real plate). This guy has literally been on the road driving at my car, around my car, cutting off my car, in a harassing, obnoxious manner repeatedly. This happened at least a half dozen times I have recently been driving on I-87 at night after work. He is abusing his role, driving a Target truck in order to intimidate people in his own community. I will not shop at Target again (after spending over $1000 or so in delivery orders in the recent past).

    4 people found this review helpful
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Jan. 14, 2023

    I bought four Target gift cards as Christmas presents in December. Two of the cards had no money on them when my daughters tried to use them. I called the phone number given on their website, and was told it would need to be investigated. I was told to send pictures of the cards and the receipt and it could take up to 14 days to hear what the resolution will be. Not very good gifts, sadly. I strongly suggest that you avoid buying Target gift cards.

    6 people found this review helpful
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