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Old 04-18-2012, 08:38 PM
 
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I love Target, especially my Super Target. It's my main grocery store, plus my "go-to" store when I need other stuff.

Never shop at Walmart, to me there is no comparison in quality, shopping experience or even price compared to Target.
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Old 04-19-2012, 09:35 AM
 
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Default Do you shop at Target and why?

I like how clean the stores are. They don't look trashy like Wal-Mart and neither do the customers.


They have good products and nice prices.
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Old 04-19-2012, 04:37 PM
 
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I like it because they have everything I need, the lighting/layout/cleanliness are good and the line waits are fine. I would never wear even basic clothing from Walmart (bad experiences in the past), but I seem to do fine with Target clothing. Not only do they have a lot of cute clothing, but it's also comfortable. They're not long lasting, but if you want slightly trendy stuff, you don't really want it to last you 3 years.
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Old 04-19-2012, 05:18 PM
 
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My Target's bathrooms (at least the ladies) is clean. I would rather squat and pee behind a tree than pee in one of Walmart's bathrooms.
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Old 04-20-2012, 02:51 PM
 
Location: San Francisco Bay Area
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I enjoy shopping or browsing at Target for the basic essentials (almost anything except for their clothes). I find it a better shopping experience than Walmart (however I should note that I rarely shop at Walmart because it is much further away and more effort for me to get to).

I also find that the regular price for many "grocery store" items are cheaper at Target than the sale prices at my local Safeway, so it's just more convenient to shop for these items at Target rather than wait for a sale at Safeway.

I can always rely on a finding a clean bathroom at Target (and there's always a clean baby changing station) -- with the exception of the Target in Commerce, California, where we stopped briefly on our drive south toward San Diego, this is the ONLY Target I've been in that was tagged with graffiti!!! Bad idea, I won't be stopping by that Target again (and it was difficult to find since it was 8pm, dark and I was unfamiliar with the area, it turned out to be much further away from the freeway than I thought)

I like to map out Target locations during road trips as possible comfort & snack stops ... because you can use the bathroom (beats stopping at icky gas station restrooms!), walk around the store to stretch your legs, and grab a quick snack/coffee.

My local Target finally offers free wi-fi. Yay! Makes it easy to do price checks without using the data plan on my phone.
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Old 04-21-2012, 08:24 AM
 
Location: Sherman Oaks, CA
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I shop at Target all the time. They have great prices on many items, and I greatly prefer Target to Wal*Mart. The caliber of the customers seems to be a step up at Target as well. I'd never buy clothes at Target (they're ugly and cheaply manufactured), but everything else is great.

I went to a K-Mart seven years ago, and never returned. Clothes were piled high in every dressing room, the lines were incredibly long, and the store looked dirty, messy, and disorganized.
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Old 04-21-2012, 04:05 PM
 
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I like how clean the stores are. They don't look trashy like Wal-Mart and neither do the customers.


They have good products and nice prices.

It really is night and day. I have a new super walmart and super target 2 blocks from each other and its very apparent on the class of people who shop at each one
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Old 04-24-2012, 05:29 AM
 
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Our Super Targets are close by, they're convenient, and their prices are generally much cheaper than the grocer stores and other similiar retailers. Target & Walmart are only pennies apart on most items and Target is cleaner, more helpful and has a nicer clientele IMO.
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Old 04-25-2012, 11:38 AM
 
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All the Target I shop(or shopped in) are always crowded!
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Old 04-25-2012, 11:48 AM
 
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I live 5 minutes from a SuperTarget and was surprised to find some excellent prices on certain grocery items there. So I try to go every few months and stock up on some of those.

I have purchased clothing from Target over the years and have been very surprised at how long some of those items have lasted. I don't think the quality is much worse than any comparable retailer such as Old Navy. But like Old Navy, its very hit or miss. There are many pieces of clothing I would never purchase, and then others that are great.

I like the layout of the store, I like that its clean.

Due to keeping myself on a budget, I try not to go very often because unless I am disciplined, its very easy to fill my cart with stuff there that I don't truly need.
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