4 Mind-Blowing Secrets For Saving Money at Target

Julia Millay Walsh
We all know that great deals can be found at Target, but what we didn't know is that there a few seriously sneaky tricks you can use to get an even greater deal on those affordable finds in your red shopping cart. Prepare to have your mind blown.
promo211 1. KNOW WHEN TO SHOP If you're shopping for a particular item, use this unofficial markdown schedule as a guide for when to shop for your items. Monday: Baby items, children's clothing, electronics, and office supplies/gift wrap/stationery Tuesday: Home décor, women's clothing, and domestic items Wednesday: Food, health and beauty items, men's clothing, toys, and garden items Thursday: Lingerie, housewares, sporting goods, shoes, and luggage Friday: Cosmetics, jewelry, hardware, automotive, and home improvement
dh-shop-inventory-slides-05 2. READ PRICE TAGS CLOSELY If an item ends in a $0.06 or $0.08, it will be price down again, as long as there is inventory in the store. If it ends in $0.04, it is final clearance and won't be further reduced. If it ends in another digit, it is simply on clearance and the number has no specific meaning.
14992846_Alt03_201404011311 3. RETURN EVERY TWO WEEKS Target works on a two-week markdown schedule, with items reduced by 15%, 30%, 50%, 70%, and 90%. Every two weeks, unsold clearance items are reduced to the next increment. So if you have your eye on a particular item, such as this Moroccan Shag Pouf, return in 14 days to see if it has been marked down again.
16 4. SHOP THE SEASON Holiday decor, back-to-school gear, summer essentials, and other seasonal merchandise are usually reduced at a much faster rate than the standard two weeks. These items will usually begin in clearance at 50%, and then they'll be to 70% off and 90% off.
Want to learn more secrets to shopping Target clearance items? Head over to The Krazy Coupon Lady for more sneaky insider knowledge.
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