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Target to Open Doors at 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving for Black Friday Guests

Retailer will offer deals in nearly all areas of the store and first-ever bonus doorbusters at 4 a.m.

MINNEAPOLIS —

Retailer will offer deals in nearly all areas of the store and first-ever bonus doorbusters at 4 a.m.

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) today announced its stores will open at 9 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 22 for the Black Friday Sale, giving earlier-than-ever access to incredible doorbuster deals and more ways to save on the season’s hottest gifts. From electronics and toys to fashion and home décor, guests can shop with confidence that Target will have unbeatable prices. New this year, additional doorbusters will begin at 4 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 23 and Target REDcard holders will have early access to select Black Friday sale items at Target.com.

“We heard from our guests that they look forward to kicking off their holiday shopping with deal-hunting on Thanksgiving night. Opening at 9 p.m. gives Target’s Black Friday guests a more convenient way to create an after-dinner shopping event that the entire family can enjoy,” said Kathee Tesija, executive vice president, Merchandising, Target. “Guests can shop with confidence throughout the entire holiday weekend knowing that Target offers incredible value on items for decorating, entertaining and gift giving.”

Doorbuster Deals for Black Friday Shopping

Doorbuster deals for Target’s Black Friday guests will provide some of the season’s biggest savings. The sale will take place in stores and on Target.com from Thursday to Saturday, Nov. 22 to 24. Sale offers are valid until supplies last with no rainchecks. Some of the top deals include:

  • Apex 32” LCD TV, $147.00 (except AK/HI)
  • Nikon L310 digital camera, $99.99
  • Nook Simple Touch e-reader, $49.00
  • Select classic board games, $7.00
  • Beats Headphones, $179.99
  • Sony PS3 250MB Game System, $199.99 (includes console, two games and a wireless controller)

New Bonus Doorbusters at 4 a.m.

Black Friday guests shopping in Target stores will have even more ways to save beginning at 4 a.m. on Nov. 23. Until noon, guests who spend $50 or more on apparel, accessories or home products will earn a $10 Target GiftCard to use toward a future purchase. Also at 4 a.m., Target will release four additional doorbuster deals:

  • Samsung 50” 1080p LED HDTV, $699.00
  • Canon A3400 Camera Bundle, $89.99
  • Fisher-Price Doodlepro Classic, $10.00
  • Leapfrog Explorer Software, $15.00

Black Friday Savings at Target.com

For guests who want to get ahead of the shopping rush, Target.com will have exclusive, online-only discounts beginning Thanksgiving Day on many of the season’s top gifts and early access to select Black Friday doorbuster deals. REDcard holders who have previously signed up for emails or signed up to manage their accounts online will have exclusive access to 20 of the Target.com deals on Wednesday, Nov. 21, including:

  • Sony Portable Dock, $39.99
  • LEGO® Pirates of the Caribbean, The Black Pearl, $74.99
  • BARBIE® Furniture Set, $35.00
  • KitchenAid Classic Plus Stand Mixer, $199.00

Extended Holiday Hours

Target will offer extended store hours throughout the holiday season for guest convenience. Store hours on Thanksgiving and Black Friday, Christmas Eve and the day after Christmas will be as follows*:

  • Nov. 22-23: 9 p.m. (Thursday) to 10 or 11 p.m. (Friday)
  • Dec. 24: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Dec. 26: 7 a.m. to 10 or 11 p.m.

*Varies by location; guests should visit Target.com for their local store’s schedule.

About Target

Minneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) serves guests at 1,781 stores across the United States and at Target.com. The company plans to open its first stores in Canada in 2013. In addition, the company operates a credit card segment that offers branded proprietary credit card products. Since 1946, Target has given 5 percent of its profit through community grants and programs; today, that giving equals more than $4 million a week. For more information about Target’s commitment to corporate responsibility, visit Target.com/hereforgood.

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For more information or b-roll footage, visit Target.com/Pressroom.

Note: Target welcomes the media to its stores. To contact your local store about shooting b-roll or photos or to request a local interview during the holiday season, please visit “Find a Store” at Target.com and contact the Leader on Duty. For access to a store on Black Friday, we encourage you to contact your local store by Nov. 19. You also may visit Target.com/Pressroom to access product information, b-roll, photos and more.

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