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Old 01-23-2008, 03:18 PM
 
Location: Palm Beach Gardens, Fla
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Which is worse, Wal-Mart or Target?


Anything that ends in 'mart' can't be all that great. LOL.
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Old 01-23-2008, 03:34 PM
 
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Wal-Mart is terrible. I haven't shopped there for years.

My vote is with Target. They always have a few aisles with higher end items like candles or dishes. It's kind of an everyday luxury for me.
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Old 01-23-2008, 09:33 PM
 
Location: NWArkansas/Seattle
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I think they are both just fine.
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Old 01-26-2008, 09:22 AM
 
Location: Retirementland
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I love Target... but Wal-Mart has cheaper stuff.

Better clothing, better health + beauty products, and better food is available at Target... but food and electronics are less expensive at Wal-Mart.

Plus, I've come to find that it's easier to find things in Target than it is in Wal-Mart. I just wish we had a Super Target around here, because if we did, I'd never go to Wal-Mart again.
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Old 01-27-2008, 11:52 PM
 
Location: Northeast TN
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I love Target. They have the most amazing Wasabi potato chips. Sigh!
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Old 01-28-2008, 09:28 AM
 
Location: Fort Mill, SC (Charlotte 'burb)
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Target's food is often cheaper as are other local grocers. Target's Sunday ad this week had 2 DiGiorno pizzas for $8 while Walmart's as had them 2 for $9. I realize Walmart price matches, put you have to stand in the customer "service" line which takes about 1-2 hours.
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Old 01-28-2008, 06:27 PM
 
Location: Iowa, Des Moines Metro
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I would say SuperTarget 100% for me!! The stores are so clean (at least around here) and much quieter... they don't intercom over a loud speaker, rather employees have individual radios <-- you may not think this is a big deal, but it makes the shopping trip MUCH more relaxing to say the least.

Oh and I don't know if anyone mentioned this, but I've heard something about Target using a certain type of flouressant lighting that makes their reds... *redder* ... and appearently this makes people buy more. IDK, anyone heard that?
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Old 01-28-2008, 08:17 PM
 
Location: Syracuse IS Central New York.
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Default Personal preference

My personal preference is Target, although you have to watch the pricing on certain items. Quality of items at Target is also better. I find Target employees exceptionally polite and helpful, not always the case with Walmart. And let's not even talk of just how bad the checkout is at Walmart.

However, neither Target nor Walmart for groceries. I'm a loyal Wegmans shopper!!
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Old 01-28-2008, 08:18 PM
 
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Oh and I don't know if anyone mentioned this, but I've heard something about Target using a certain type of flouressant lighting that makes their reds... *redder* ... and appearently this makes people buy more. IDK, anyone heard that?
Those with expertise in marketing would be better qualified to respond.

Personally the red does not seem to affect me.

LOL--the lack of customer service has caused me to buy less.
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Old 01-28-2008, 08:39 PM
 
Location: Iowa, Des Moines Metro
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Those with expertise in marketing would be better qualified to respond.

Personally the red does not seem to affect me.

LOL--the lack of customer service has caused me to buy less.
The red doesn't affect me either, although I feel like I'm trying to be all matchy matchy if I'm wearing even a square inch of red...just a personal problem I guess haha.



OH and I will add Target has WAY better stuff to put around your house. (decor and whatnot) They sell a lot of Pier1/Pottery Barn knock-offs at a great price and look just as good!!!
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