Target Feels Need To Brag About Selling Gift Cards At Face Value

Hey, who doesn’t love gift cards? Target sells a few as impulse items at the checkout, and Reader Cheryl noticed something curious. The gift cards had the same “as advertised” tag that sale flyer items at Target get, but they weren’t on sale. They were being sold at face value. As gift cards generally are.

“Attachment shows the ‘as advertised’ signage on $25 restaurant gift cards,” Cheryl wrote in a note with the photo. “Advertised price? 25$.”


Well, just because you advertise something, that doesn’t mean it has to be on sale. They could put out a flyer saying, “hey, we have gift cards!” and that counts. But it’s still stupid.

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