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Old 10-17-2015, 04:22 AM
 
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Our Super Target store is very near the Super Walmart store, majority of the time the WM parking lot is nearly full and the Target parking lot is nearly empty. Have shopped at Target and you hardly see many customers, not the case at our WM.

And the opinions about more attractive women shopping at Target - not the case in our area. Have never had a negative experience at WM.

I'd be a fool to buy identical products at stores that charge at least $1 or more each. The customer service at our WM is exceptional.
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Old 10-17-2015, 06:06 AM
 
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In Canada the Target store are the loony store , as the opened hundreds of stores for one year and the price of things where very high compared to Walmart so they closed every one of their stores in Canada ........May be they would of needed a Crystal ball like a politician, as they could not see
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Old 10-17-2015, 07:48 AM
 
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Also, to be blunt, the patrons @ Wal-mart are in many cases quite trashy. I was walking to my local Wal-mart a while back & minding my own business, when out of the blue some insane woman also going into the store started screaming for no reason - crazy b$#@%!!!!!

We live a few blocks from Walmart and yes in the past we had seen the same thing too. Actually just a few days ago when we were there some guy comes into the store and starts screaming about something that made no sense and yet the staff didn't do anything about the situation at all. Being Walmart we weren't surprised. We also have a Target, Kohls, Kroger, Safeway, Walgreens, Petco and Dollar Tree within walking distance to us and yes in the past we had seen some "interesting" people inside those stores as well but at least in our neck of the woods whenever that happens he/she are usually asked to leave. For example my other half was shopping at Safeway recently only for some drunk ( he and everyone in line could smell the booze on him ) to come into the store yelling, cursing and demanding to talk to a manager. After about a few minutes of this guy blabbing nonsense one manager says to this guy "..sir you have been drinking..now when you sober up you are more than welcome to come back but right now please leave..". Security and the manager then escorted him out of the store. Problem solved !!

...now had this been Walmart I wouldn't be surprised if the managers not only would NOT ask him to leave the store but would have even given him a gift card instead hoping this would quiet him down. I doubt even Dollar Tree would had done the same.
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Old 10-17-2015, 10:28 AM
 
Location: IN
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Sometimes it depends on the SES of the city or area whether or not the Target has a "classier" feel compared to the Wal Mart. I have lived in places where the Wal Mart was so HORRIBLE that the Target store felt INCREDIBLE by comparison. There are some truly awful Wal Mart stores, but it seems like the ones in the corporate suburbs or "newer" areas tend to be somewhat better.
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Old 10-17-2015, 03:14 PM
 
Location: Alexandria, VA
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I don't care for either store, LOL
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Old 10-18-2015, 12:58 AM
 
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  • The Target where live always has maybe 1-2 lanes/registers open, and there is usually a line and a long wait. They also have those weird lanes with one row of registers in front of another row of registers, so it's hard to tell if a line is feeding one register or two. Every time I'm in Target I end up in a line with someone in front of me having some item that isn't scanning, or they are trying to fight over a price of something. In Walmart, on the other hand, there are always tons of lanes open. And as soon as two or more people are in line, they quickly run out and open another register. Plus, they have self-scan lanes, so I don't even have to deal with a cashier if I don't want to.
For me, its just the opposite. Target always has a bunch of lanes open, while Walmart only has one or two open and at least 10 people in each line. I've never once seen anyone open up a new lane at Walmart. And there are always price issues as Walmart, mostly because of their price match. Target only does price matching at customer service, so it doesn't slow down the lines.

The Target I go to has self check out. Walmart does too, but they're often broke and are either only accepting cash or only accepting credit cards.
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Old 10-18-2015, 06:12 AM
 
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[/list] For me, its just the opposite. Target always has a bunch of lanes open, while Walmart only has one or two open and at least 10 people in each line. I've never once seen anyone open up a new lane at Walmart. And there are always price issues as Walmart, mostly because of their price match. Target only does price matching at customer service, so it doesn't slow down the lines.

The Target I go to has self check out. Walmart does too, but they're often broke and are either only accepting cash or only accepting credit cards.
Once again, we must be very fortunate to not have any of the WM issues mentioned above.
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Old 10-18-2015, 11:10 PM
 
Location: Buckeye, AZ
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Target is more upscale than Walmart, even if they aren't trying to compete with say Pennies. After recent clothing issues at Walmart, I'll shop Target for clothes. That said, I do notice more women frequent Tarshay than Walmart...
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Old 10-18-2015, 11:51 PM
 
Location: Diaspora
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Have you ever been to Target during the week, mid-day? It cracks me up....men are clearly outnumbered. It is a ton of women! A lot of stay-at-home moms (love ya, used to be one), and women over 40. I don't notice it as much when I am at Walmart, there seems to be just as many males to females. Lately it's been my sanctuary on my lunch break. It's so much nicer than Walmart !
Well of course. The name changes to "Tar-zhay" during those days and hours.
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Old 10-18-2015, 11:55 PM
 
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Same exact items yet Walmart is cheaper, we make 6 figures and shop at Walmart, I see no issues with that.
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