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Target kicking off holiday season early with more flexibility, ease and value

The retailer plans to hire up to 100,000 seasonal team members to create an unmatched shopping experience, helping guests shop when and how they want.
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Alameda, CA - October 19, 2017: Close up on Target sign. Target Corporation is the second largest discount store retailer in the United States, behind Walmart, and a component of the S and P 500 Index

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Target announced plans to deliver a joyful holiday season with more ways than ever for guests to shop and save with ease. The savings start Oct. 6-8 with the return of Target Deal Days, offering guests the earliest access ever to deep holiday deals on must-have items and everyday essentials. 

Additionally, Target is readying its talented team — planning to hire up to 100,000 seasonal team members — to help guests check everything off their lists on their terms and on time with incredible value and best-in-class same-day delivery services all season long.

“The holidays are a treasured time when our guests come together with family and friends to celebrate the joy of the season, and we’re here to make that as easy as possible for them to enjoy,” said Christina Hennington, Executive Vice President and Chief Growth Tfficer, Target. “That’s why we’re rolling out deals earlier than ever and ensuring our team is ready to help our guests shop when and how they want. Throughout the season, guests will discover new and differentiated items for gifting and gathering, including only-at-Target owned brands and must-have national brands, and they can expect great deals and everyday low prices at every turn for an unmatched holiday shopping experience.”

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Target team readies for a joyful holiday guest experience

To create an unmatched shopping experience, Target expects to hire up to 100,000 seasonal team members in stores and supply chain facilities nationwide this year. Target team members will focus on providing an exceptional experience by keeping stores stocked and organized, helping guests locate and buy all their holiday must-haves easily, providing industry-leading same-day fulfillment services, packing and shipping orders, and more.

Incredible savings all season long

Target is making it easier than ever for guests to save big throughout the holiday season.

  • Target Deal Days: Deal seekers will find hundreds of thousands of deals online and in stores during the biggest Target Deal Days event yet, kicking off earlier than ever from Oct. 6-8 — no membership fee required to shop. The savings won’t stop there, as guests will continue to find incredible deals and everyday low prices throughout the holiday season.
  • Industry-Leading Holiday Price Match Guarantee: This year, Target's industry-leading Holiday Price Match Guarantee will extend longer than ever, from Oct. 6 through Dec. 24. That means guests can choose to shop early with confidence knowing that if the price goes lower at Target later in the season, the retailer will price match it.
  • Savings All Season Long: Guests can enjoy additional savings by using Target Circle, the retailer’s free to join loyalty program, and apply an extra 5% off on all purchases with their Target RedCard. In addition, Target’s buy now, pay later options give guests flexibility to pay at their own pace.

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