This Item Is 20% Off Only Online At Target: Not Available Online

This Item Is 20% Off Only Online At Target: Not Available Online

Oh, Target. We hadn’t received any stories about your tenuous grip on reality in a while, an thought that perhaps things were getting better. Then you advertised an item as being simultaneously on ale online only, but also available only in stores. What? [More]

Target Sells Your Reserved iPad, Then Promises Imaginary Discount

Target Sells Your Reserved iPad, Then Promises Imaginary Discount

It seemed reasonable enough to Mark: his local Target gave out more tickets to purchase 16 GB iPads than they had iPads, and he was the last person to reserve a ticket. The store had plenty of 64 GB models left, though, but Mark didn’t want to pay that much and tried to leverage the situation into a discount on one of those. Some employees agreed that the company should make this happen, and others claimed that it wasn’t physically possible. Mark began a quest to get his promised discount, but it looks like he’ll be running Flash on his iPad before that ever happens. [More]

It’s Time For Another Visit To Target’s Reality Vortex

It’s Time For Another Visit To Target’s Reality Vortex

We’ve known for a long time now that Target has a very loose grip on reality. Here are three more pieces of evidence that the discounter just isn’t in the same reality as the rest of us. [More]

At Least It Isn't Oozing Blood

At Least It Isn't Oozing Blood

Aaron discovered this item in the Halloween costume department of his local Target. It is supposed to create the illusion of a wound beneath your clothing. On the shelf, it looks like… um. [More]

Shampoo For The Rich And Careless

Shampoo For The Rich And Careless

Parents will gladly pay extra for baby shampoo that won’t sting their little ones’ eyes or send them to the hospital when they inevitably gulp some of it, but Target is stretching the boundaries beyond reason with this out-of-control markup for this product. [More]

Target Thinks That 2 Is Basically The Same Thing As 10

Target Thinks That 2 Is Basically The Same Thing As 10

So, um, how many bottles do I have to buy to get that $5 giftcard, Target? Is it 2? Or 5? Or maybe 2? I think I need to lie down.
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Target Just Can’t Stop The Crazy Prices

Target Just Can’t Stop The Crazy Prices

Sure, we’ve explained the apparent insanity of Target’s prices, but the crazy just keeps on coming. Here are a few examples from our stuffed-full Target is Crazy mailbag. [More]

Target: We’re Out Of Scales, So Just Buy A Mirror

Target: We’re Out Of Scales, So Just Buy A Mirror

Hmmm, what should one do if Target is out of scales?

Sale At Target Means You Pay $2 Extra

Sale At Target Means You Pay $2 Extra

Consumerist readers are on to you, Target. After reading the site for awhile, people are moving the sale cards over to see what the price used to be before it went “on sale.” [More]

Target Employee Explains Discounter’s Apparent Craziness

Target Employee Explains Discounter’s Apparent Craziness

A mysterious Target employee has come forward to share a closely guarded secret with the readers of Consumerist. The secret of why Target is so freaking crazy. [More]

Think Carefully Before Buying Diapers At Target

Think Carefully Before Buying Diapers At Target

Reader Sarah was shopping for some diapers when she noticed something strange about Target’s pricing. Yes, the well-documented insanity continues in the diaper aisle… [More]

Target Is Out Of Shampoo, So Just Dye Your Hair

Target Is Out Of Shampoo, So Just Dye Your Hair

These Target substitution cards are introducing an entirely new genre of in-store comedy into my otherwise sad and dull life. [More]

Target Is Out Of PrePaid AT&T Cards, So How About Some WalkieTalkies?

Target Is Out Of PrePaid AT&T Cards, So How About Some WalkieTalkies?

Reader David spotted this odd suggestion on Christmas Eve at his local Target. Not the most practical idea they’ve ever had, but then again: Target is crazy. [More]

Target's Reality Vortex Expands To Walgreens

Target's Reality Vortex Expands To Walgreens

Stephanie sent us this photo from her local Walgreens. Have they been taking lessons in pricing from Target? Sure, MSRP is is merely a suggestion, but this is a rather obvious case.

Avoid The Diabolical Target Lysol Disinfectant Wipe Trap

Avoid The Diabolical Target Lysol Disinfectant Wipe Trap

Target loves to keep you on your toes. Which is the better deal? 110 wipes for $4.79 or 80 wipes for $4.79?

Guess Which Price Rang Up At The Register

Guess Which Price Rang Up At The Register

While shopping at a Florida Target, Nancy spotted two prices for identical two-packs of baby food, one for 87 cents and the other for $1.09.

Radio Shack Opening Mobile Phone Kiosks In Target Stores

Radio Shack Opening Mobile Phone Kiosks In Target Stores

One problem I’ve always had when shopping for jacked-up prices is I can’t find enough crazy to go along with it. Same thing for the crazy: I know where to go to get cart-loads of that, but I can’t find the 2400% markup! What I need, clearly, is for Radio Shack to open up specialty kiosks inside Target stores, so then— oh hey! It’s the Bullseye Mobile Solution!

Be Sure To Miss This Great Deal At Target

Be Sure To Miss This Great Deal At Target

We’d like to alert you to an exciting sale on iTunes gift cards at Target this week. All cards are $30, regardless of whether their face value is $15 or $25. (Thanks, Nick!)