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Target Highlights Apple Shops Expansion and Extended Trials for Apple Services

Wednesday October 26, 2022 8:03 am PDT by
Target today highlighted recent expansions to its relationship with Apple, led by the growing number of "Apple at Target" locations with the dedicated Apple sales areas now available in over 150 Target stores. Target says these Apple "shop-in-shops" feature Apple-trained Target Tech Consultants with twice the amount of space dedicated to Apple products compared to a typical Target store....
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New 11-Inch iPad Case Found at Target as Rumors Swirl About Upcoming Refresh

Tuesday March 9, 2021 5:36 pm PST by
With rumors swirling about an upcoming iPad Pro refresh, which may be announced as part of an alleged Apple Event on Tuesday, March 23, it appears that at least one accessory maker has already started preparing. A photo shared on Reddit today shows what appears to be a Speck folio that is listed as being compatible with an as-yet-unannounced 2021 model of an 11-inch iPad, in addition to the...
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Target Rolling Out 'Apple Shopping Destination' at Select Locations This Month

Thursday February 25, 2021 4:36 am PST by
Target today announced it is building on its long-standing partnership with Apple to include a new "enhanced Apple shopping experience" in its stores across the United States. The new in-store shopping experience is meant to offer customers a more convenient experience for shopping Apple products at Target locations. The new experience will be guided by new "Target Tech Consultants," who...
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Black Friday Spotlight: Target Begins Week-Long Sale With Deals on iPhone 12, Powerbeats Pro, and More

Monday November 23, 2020 7:07 am PST by
We've been tracking early Black Friday deals in our dedicated Black Friday Roundup, and in an effort to prepare our readers for the big shopping event we're highlighting sales store-by-store in the lead-up to November 27. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Target. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running....
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Black Friday Spotlight: Target's Preview Sale Includes iPhone 11 Offers Ahead of Big Discounts Coming November 29

Friday November 8, 2019 12:15 pm PST by
In an ongoing effort to keep track of upcoming (and current) Black Friday sales, we've begun highlighting the biggest and best discounts offered by major retailers. Yesterday we started with Best Buy, and today we're moving on to Target. Target's Black Friday sale is set to be massive and will extend across home furniture, clothing, video games, and of course electronics. Target will open its...
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Target Begins Apple Pay Rollout at Select Locations

Monday February 4, 2019 5:07 am PST by
Target last month announced that it would begin accepting Apple Pay at all of its stores in the coming weeks. That rollout has now begun. MacRumors readers have shared photos of NFC-enabled payment terminals at select Target stores in the Northeast and Midwest, including the White Plains, New York location below. The updated interface indicates that Apple Pay is accepted along with Google...

Target Confirms Apple Pay Rollout Won't Include REDcard

Wednesday January 23, 2019 8:51 am PST by
Target yesterday announced that all of its stores will begin accepting Apple Pay in the coming weeks, but it still won't be possible to add its store-branded REDcard debit or credit cards to the Apple Wallet app. REDcard is Target's loyalty program, offering an automatic five percent off most purchases everyday. "REDcards cannot be added to Apple Pay as part of this rollout," a Target...
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Apple Pay Rolling Out at Target, Taco Bell, and Jack in the Box Across the U.S. in Coming Weeks

Tuesday January 22, 2019 4:59 am PST by
Apple today announced that Apple Pay is in the process of rolling out in Target stores across the United States and will be available at all of the retailer's 1,850 locations nationwide in the coming weeks. While it has accepted ‌Apple Pay‌ in its app for quite some time, Target was one of the biggest Apple Pay holdouts in terms of its stores. ‌Apple Pay‌ is also rolling out to more than...
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Target Launches iTunes Digital Card Sale: Buy One, Get One 20% Off

Tuesday February 6, 2018 10:07 am PST by
Target this week has launched one of the first notable App Store and iTunes gift card discounts since the holidays, offering shoppers the chance to buy one iTunes card at regular price and get a second one for 20 percent off. While not as good as the straight 15 percent discounts for a single card we've seen over the past few months, this is one of the only iTunes card sales going on right now,...

Apple Pay Holdout Target Launches New In-App Mobile Payments System

Monday December 4, 2017 12:59 pm PST by
Target today launched its own payments platform, allowing customers to pay for purchases in Target stores using a new Wallet feature in the dedicated Target app available on iOS and Android devices. Target's Wallet feature lets customers pay with their Target REDCard and get Cartwheel discounts and benefits all in one phone scan during checkout. To use the feature, Target customers need...

Target's Mobile Website Gains Augmented Reality Feature for Previewing Furniture

Tuesday October 24, 2017 1:21 pm PDT by
With the launch of ARKit, many app developers are building augmented reality experiences into their app, but Target is taking a different approach and implementing an augmented reality feature into its entire mobile website. Target's new "See It In Your Space" option is designed to let you take a photo of a room in your house and then use augmented reality tools to determine how a piece of...
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Target Returns iPhone SE Stock Ahead of Apple's Rumored March Event

Wednesday March 1, 2017 5:42 am PST by
Target this week instructed its stores to return a number of iPhone SE models to Apple by today, March 1, according to a company memo obtained by MacRumors. iPhone SE devices that are to be returned include six unlocked 16GB and 64GB models in Gold, Silver, Rose Gold, and Space Gray, and two Sprint models. An anonymous employee informed us that her Target store had not received iPhone SE...
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Target Says it Has No Plans Underway to Accept Apple Pay in Stores

Monday February 13, 2017 7:01 am PST by
Target currently has "no plans" to support Apple Pay in its stores, a company spokesperson confirmed to MacRumors today. Regarding a since-deleted AskTarget tweet that said Apple Pay was "awesome" and suggested support was forthcoming, the U.S. retail giant said "the information shared with this guest was incorrect."We have no plans or work underway currently to make Apple Pay available in...
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Target Says It's Working on Getting Apple Pay Into its Stores [Updated]

Sunday February 12, 2017 5:38 pm PST by
U.S. retail giant Target may be planning to accept Apple Pay in the future, according to a recent tweet spotted by 9to5Mac. AskTarget, the retailer's verified customer service account on Twitter, said Apple pay is "awesome" and that Target is "working on getting this technology into our stores." It even quipped "we'll catch up with the 21st century soon!" @_MAlN - Apple pay is awesome! We're ...
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Target Discounting Series 1 Apple Watch Models by $70

Monday February 6, 2017 11:35 am PST by
Target is currently discounting its entire Series 1 Apple Watch lineup by $70, dropping prices as low as $199.99 on 38mm models and as low as $229.99 on 42mm models. Regular pricing is at $269.99 for 38mm Apple Watches and $299.99 for the 42mm Apple Watches. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Target and may earn commissions on purchases made through these links. A total of...
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Target to Offer 15% Off All Apple Products on Sunday and Cyber Monday

Wednesday November 23, 2016 7:50 am PST by
Target has announced it will be offering 15% off all Apple products, including the iPhone and Apple Watch, online and in stores on Sunday, November 27 and Monday, November 28. The two-day Cyber Monday event will begin on early Sunday morning. The 15% discount will be automatically applied at checkout both online and in stores during the sale. No promo code or in-store coupon will be...

Target Black Friday Deals Include iPad Pro, Apple TV and Beats

Wednesday November 9, 2016 5:08 pm PST by
Target has posted its Black Friday ad for 2016, listing several deals on Apple products. The promotions include 25% off all Apple TV models, $150 off the 9.7-inch iPad Pro and $180 off the Beats Solo2 Wireless. The retailer is offering discounts and promotions in two waves: there's an Early Access period that begins today and runs until November 24 both in-store and online. Then, on...
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Target Says Apple Watch Series 2 Orders Will be Delayed, Offers $50 Gift Card to Affected Customers

Friday September 16, 2016 7:42 am PDT by
Following in the footsteps of Best Buy, Target has emailed customers that pre-ordered the Apple Watch Series 2 today to inform them that orders may not be delivered by the original date promised upon checkout. Target said it is experiencing delays in receiving Apple Watch Series 2 models from Apple, adding that it will expedite all orders as inventory becomes available to get customers their...

Sales of Apple Products Down 20% at Target

Wednesday August 17, 2016 1:57 pm PDT by
During the second quarter of 2016, sales of Apple iPads, iPhones, and other devices fell 20 percent at popular retailer Target. Target CEO Brian Cornell highlighted the sales drop during an earnings call where he suggested the decline was due to a lack of "newness" and "innovation" and blamed poor Apple sales for Target's disappointing Q2 earnings results. According to Cornell, electronics...
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Target Working on QR Code Mobile Wallet as Apple Pay Holdout Continues

Friday December 18, 2015 7:29 am PST by
Target is in early stages of developing its own mobile wallet solution that could launch as early as next year, according to Reuters. The fourth-largest U.S. retailer is leaning towards using QR code technology for the payments app, rather than NFC, enabling customers to purchase goods by scanning a code at checkout akin to Walmart Pay announced last week. Target is working on a mobile wallet ...