Shopping at Target can be super convenient. But did you know that Target isn’t just known for its convenience? There’s literally many ways you can maximize your savings and keep even more money in your pocket while shopping at Target.com.
Check out this list of deals and coupons that Target offers through its website, app and email newsletter. The best part is that you don’t even need to leave your couch to snag these deals. All you need is a little know-how, a few apps and you’re ready to get your Target.com experience started.
So let’s begin:
How to Save Money Shopping At Target
1: Target Markdown Schedule
Every department has a special deal day . If you’re looking to purchase something specific, wait until that deal day to make your purchase. Each weekday brings a new deal.The days to keep an eye out for are generally Mondays and Thursdays which offer products from the most departments.
2: Sign Up for Target.com Newsletter
sign up for the Target newsletter. Target will send daily and weekly emails to your inbox to alert you of all kinds of deals. These are often season or departmental deals, but sometimes they also offer flash sales too.
They often send coupon codes to your inbox as well as codes for free shipping. Sometimes they even give you the heads-up when they’re going to start a major sale; that way, you’ll know when the sales starts several days in advance and can plan accordingly.
This next tip is a must:
3: Sign Up for Target Cartwheel app
You’ll get access to all of Cartwheel’s coupons. Simply click on the coupons you want to use, and you’ll get a code you can use to apply your coupons at checkout. You can even double up your Cartwheel coupons with Target coupons and manufacturer’s coupons. Whew!
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4: Take Advantage of Target’s online Coupons
You can print coupons online for in-store purchases to save on everything from groceries to essentials. You can also combine the Target coupons with manufacturer coupons and Target Cartwheel (see below) to maximize your savings. All your coupons in one handy little app? It’s like Target wants you to get stuff for really cheap.
5: Shop the Daily Deals
Everyday Target.com adds select daily deals to their website. Log on to twitter.com/targetdeals before each online shopping trip to discover what’s on sale for that day.Past offers have included 10 percent off TVs, 25 percent off sports equipment and 5 percent off diapers.
6: Shop the Target Brands
Target has its own generic brands that cost substantially less than name brands. The recipes and formulas for most of their brands are definitely quality contenders with the brand name products.
The target food marketplace brand is sold under the names Archer Farms and Market Pantry, the beauty and health brands are sold under the name Up & Up, the home goods brands are sold under the names Room Essentials and Threshold and the clothing brand is sold under the name Xhilaration.
These brands offer great products at value prices. Keep your eyes out for them when shopping at Target.com.
7: Seasonal Clearance Sales
Just after a season or right in the middle of a season is the best time to buy seasonal items. Christmas and holiday items start to go on sale in mid-December and stay on sale until the end of January. Summer items start going on sale in August and stay on sale until they are sold out.
Autumnal decorations and home good go on sale around October and stay on sale until the beginning of December. After big sales, Target donates unsold items to Goodwill, so keep an eye out for bulk deals at your local Goodwill stores.
8: Apply for a Target Card and Save 5% (or more) on Purchases Every Day
Target cardholders are offered a huge variety of great deals. All Target cardholders get 5 percent back on all purchases. They always get free shipping and in-store pickup. They receive 10 percent off their first purchase.
You also get bonus points if you fill prescriptions at Target. For each prescription you fill, you get an extra 5 percent off your purchases made that day.
You can even stack your percentages and your coupons and your Cartwheels. That’s a lot of savings. Just remember to pay the balance off every month in full – or you’ll be stuck with huge interest rates that will totally negate your awesome savings.
9: Buy Discounted Gift Cards
You can save a lot of money by purchasing your gift cards online from cardpool.com
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10: Keep an Eye Out for Free Shipping
Save on Target.com shipping costs by keeping your eyes peeled for free shipping days. The best way to do this is to sign up for the Target.com newsletter. Target also often offers free shipping when you spend over a certain amount of money – usually $25 – in one purchase.
You can also choose to ship all your purchases to your closest Target store. This is always free, and it’s much better than shopping at Target altogether.
An employee will wander around the store and back stockrooms to find your items. They put everything in shopping bags at customer service and send you a text when everything is ready. You simply bring your confirmation code to customer service and pick up your items.
You don’t need to miss out on deals at Target just because you’re shopping online. Save money and get money back by following a few steps to ensure your Target.com experience rivals your in-store shopping bliss.