Promocodes.com surveyed 2,000 American parents as this back-to-school season began, and the deals facilitator asserted that 99.3% of the K to 12 parents surveyed plan to do some kind of back-to-school shopping with the average spend per child at $221.24.
It was 20 years ago that Target launched its first designer collection, a line of products from architect Michael Graves.
Target has been making big changes in its stores over the past few quarters, with significant reconfiguration of sales floors in an initiative that has made storage a key part of the in-store and online business.
For more than a decade, Deb Danielson has been a key member of the buying and merchandising team at Target. During her tenure, she has worked on the store and dot.com sides of the retailer’s business.
According to Target, millions of customers shopped hundreds of thousands of items across the retailer’s assortment— from home décor and housewares to clothing, toys, electronics and more— during Target’s Deal Days, two days of online savings on July 15 and 16.
Target has named Hari Govind svp/infrastructure and operations for the company’s technology team.
According to a study from marketing technology and analytics agency Adlucent, consumers planning to take advantage of Amazon Prime Day remain enthusiastic about the e-tailer. But the shopping doesn’t stop there, as approximately 68% of consumers will explore beyond Amazon, comparing products and prices on other sites.
Housewares and home products will play a key role in Target’s Deal Days promotions that will run over two days beginning July 15. Sale items will be available at Target.com.
World Centric, a manufacturer of plant-based and compostable tableware products, is rolling out its products into 750 Target stores nationwide and on the retailer’s website.
Following Amazon’s announcement of its annual Prime Day, which this year will be held over two days on July 15 and July 16, Target will go head-to-head with the e-commerce giant with its Target Deal Days.
Target once again is making real progress in attracting consumers to its trendy but value-centric proposition.