As the holiday season approaches, Target Corporation announces it is ready to take shoppers through “The Holiday Odyssey” while offering free shipping, free returns and more.
At Target, the holiday shopping season starts at November 1. And from the first of November all the way till December 25, one of the country’s biggest retailers is offering free shipping and returns throughout the US. Meanwhile, Target is able to offer international shopping and shipping this year through a partnership with Borderfree that allows Target.com to serve customers in more than 200 countries and territories. Target.com will also be ready to handle transaction in nearly 60 different currencies. Online shoppers will also have the option to ship items to themselves or ship to family or friends residing outside the U.S.
Meanwhile, Target announced that it is expanding its Curbside pickup service from 21 to 121 Target stores. This way, more shoppers are able to do a “Target run” without having to leave their cars. Beginning this week, Target says their Curbside service will now be available in all of its Philadelphia and San Francisco Bay area stores as well as in selected stores in New York, New Jersey and Chicago areas.
At the same time, Target says it is also expanding its Instacart service, now serving San Francisco aside from Minneapolis. Shoppers can simply Instacart.com or the Instacart app to shop for groceries or baby, household, health, beauty and pet products. Purchased orders will then be delivered in less than two hours. At same time, Target says its Kids’ Wish List app is up and ready for download. It features kid-friendly browse, search and scan abilities, allowing for parents to easily share and manage their child’s wish list. Moreover, kids can also send a letter to Santa through the app as well as play the Snow-N-Roll game.
Meanwhile, Target is also excited to take shoppers on “The Holiday Odyssey,” with a digital storybook narrated by Neil Patrick Harris. At the same time, Target will be opening its Target Wonderland in New York’s Meatpacking District to the public on December 9. Here, children get to witness elements of The Holiday Odyssey coming to life, such as the “S.S. Free Shipping” LEGO ship.