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Target Black Friday & Christmas Shopping Guide

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November 11, 2016 · 4.4k Views

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It is without a doubt that Target is on your shopping radar come Black Friday and all through the holidays. With Target virtually offering everything you would need to make your Christmas shopping perfect, it is no wonder it goes out of its way to attract customers to its stores all through the holiday season. From the best prices on electronics to clothing and toys, you’ll have the merriest of Christmases with this retailer offering deep discounts and gift card bundles.

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As you know Target will be opening its doors on Thanksgiving eve at 6 pm and staying open to 11 pm or midnight, depending on location, to kick off the start of Black Friday shopping. While it is bucking the trend by opening its doors on Thanksgiving when many stores are opting to stay closed, it is banking on excited shopper to snatch up its amazing savings and really boost its sales during Black Friday.

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Be sure to use you Red Card at Target this year as you will get that automatic 5 percent savings that will help you really get the lowest price of the season. When you couple this with Target’s low price sales, you are sure to get the best price in town no matter what you are shopping for this year.

With so much to choose from at Target, it can mind boggling as to what constitutes a deal and where are you really saving. We’ve compiled all the great bargains you can expect from Target come Black Friday and throughout Christmas to ensure you can cash in on those discounts that make the most sense for you. 


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arrow icon ELECTRONICS

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This is where Target really shines and where you see tons of gift card deals that are sure to sweeten the pot when you cash in on its amazing electronic deals. From TVs and Xboxes to iPads and cell phones, you will be sure to save big on what Target offers. While Target doesn’t have the biggest electronics selection in the game, what it does offer is usually what is in demand for the season and will make for great gifts for your friends and family.

  • TVs: TVs are where Target excels at offering discounts as it offers a variety of smart TVs and LED TVs at good prices. You can score LED TVs as large as 32” under $100 and smart TVs for as much as $300 off, depending on size and model. In addition, you’ll see Apple TVs at 25 percent off.
  • Cell Phones: Several phone options will be available through Target, where it will literally pay you to sign up for a plan. Samsung Galaxy phones will be offered with gift cards for as much as $250 when signing up for an activation plan and only a penny down.

    You’ll also see iPhones free with a plan and accompanied by a $250 gift card as well. This will include the 6s and 6s Plus. You may also expect to see some savings on the iPhone 7 as this product is pushed for the holiday season.
  • iPads and Tablets: Expect to see Android tablets under $50 with RCA models as low as $39.99. This is quite a deal if you are looking to get a tablet for someone in your family at a nominal price. For a more robust tablet try the Samsung Galaxy Tab A. You’ll find it at Target for $229.99, a savings of $70 off the regular price. Plus, it comes with a $30 gift card, making the savings even greater.

    iPads will also be hot at Target and this will be where again you can get those gift card bundles with purchase. Here, you’ll see the iPad Air 2 with $150 gift card and priced at $499 and iPad mini 2 with a gift card of $80 and priced at $269. At these prices, quantities will go fast so be sure to plan ahead and get there early to cash in on this savings opportunity.
  • Gaming Systems: Gaming systems such as Xbox will be offered once again as a bundle set with a popular game that makes this the ideal gift package. These systems will be available under $300 and will be given with a $60 gift card. You may be hard-pressed to find a better price on an Xbox anywhere else.

    In addition, you’ll see games for Xbox as low as $15 on Black Friday, making it a good time to stock up on your favorites.


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With Target carrying the Mossimo, Merona, and C9 brands of clothes, it will make fashion shopping as easy as possible by offering a 40 percent discount on all of its clothing items for men, women, and children. You can stock up for yourself or get some really cute gifts. This will include everything from jackets to sweaters and tees and tanks as well as all accessories including shoes, hats, gloves, boots, and purses. This is a super great savings that when you add this to your Red Card savings, you will see as much as 45 percent off your total clothing purchase.


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Target is certainly one of the best places to shop for toys as it seems to have it all and all at good prices. You’ll see a variety of sales on the most in-demand toys of the season that your kids are asking for. Here is what we expect to see for toy sales for Black Friday all the way through to Christmas.

  • You’ll again see the BOGO ½ off sale on toys including popular titles such as Star Wars, Hot Wheels, Thomas & Friends, Minecraft, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. This sale will also extend to Monster High, Our Generation, Vtech, and My Little Pony products.
  • Select LEGOS sets will also be discounted 30 percent off while some Fisher-Price playsets will be marked 40 percent off.
  • You’ll save big on Barbie as well as several dolls and accessory kits will be under $30. Some Barbie dolls will even be under $5, making it so easy to get this as a gift this year.
  • A variety of games will also be offered at 50 percent off the regular price so you can have that family game night after all.


arrow icon HOME GOODS

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Target is home goods central, offering everything you need for your home whether it’s the kitchen or the bedroom. You’ll enjoy great savings off many of its household items on Black Friday and through into Christmas, making shopping at Target the perfect place to get everything you need for your home.

  • Cookware Sets: You’ll enjoy big savings from Target when it comes to cookware as multiple piece sets will be as low as $50 from Faberware. Select Rachel Ray sets will also be discounted under $100.
  • Small Appliances: As with every Black Friday sale, Target will offer small kitchen appliances at 40 percent off. You’ll be able to choose from griddles, blenders, toaster ovens, popcorn makers, and George Foreman grills. Crockpots, toasters, and coffeemakers will also be under $20.
  • Ninjas: If you are looking for a Ninja this holidays, Target is the place for you as it will be discounting several models as low as $45.
  • Keurigs: If you haven’t purchased a Keurig yet, this is the year as Target will have select models under $80 and bundled with a $15 gift card, making this truly the lowest price you will see on these coffeemakers.
  • Vacuums: While not the funniest gift to get on Black Friday, vacuums will be on sale and even are expected to be doorbusters again for Black Friday 2016. You should see Shark vacuums as low as $99.99 and other brands in a similar price range or lower.
  • Bedding and Bath: These will be featured as doorbusters for Black Friday and will give you the option of selecting from sheet sets priced at $34.99 and throw blankets under $10 and so much more.


arrow icon HOLIDAY

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Get your home ready for the holidays with an array of home décor items that will all be offered at 50 percent off. This will include everything from candles and picture frames to Christmas trees. You will also be able to score additional savings with $50 off $100 spent in the holiday shop at Target.


When shopping at Target over Black Friday and into Christmas, be sure to watch for those extra gift cards that can really add to your overall savings on a purchase. Keep in mind when you shop on Black Friday, you will also get a 20 percent off coupon when you spend $100 to use in December. Get ready and start planning as the holiday shopping is coming fast and Target is one retailer that you don’t want to miss out on.

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Dawn is a Milwaukee-based freelance writer that is a self-confessed shopaholic - always on the lookout for a great deal. She loves food, travel and binging on Netflix. She has a background in marketing and worked as editor-in-chief of a monthly magazine. Currently, she focuses her time on crafting copy that her followers love to read.
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