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If you’re a fan of shopping at Target, you probably already know that you’ll pay a little more there for some items compared to Walmart and dollar stores. However, there are also items that are a much better deal at Target than you’ll typically find elsewhere.
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Plus, the big-box retailer has plenty of savings opportunities available to help you stack up the discounts. These include its Target Circle loyalty program and discounts connected to shopping with its Target RedCard.
From deodorant to seasonal merchandise and plenty in between, here are several Target items that will give you the best bang for your buck and help you save some bucks, too.
Ulta Makeup Items
“Target carries select makeup items from Ulta, and while the list price may be the same, if you have Target Circle or a Target RedCard, you can save extra, which means you’ll stretch your dollar further,” said Julie Ramhold, consumer analyst for DealNews.
Overtone Hair Color
“This is a product that was previously direct-to-consumer, but now you can shop these items online at Target,” said Ramhold. “In addition to saving extra with a RedCard or via the loyalty program, these kinds of things are often eligible for Target’s special promotions where you buy a certain amount and receive a gift card. For instance, this one would qualify for a beauty promotion where a $40 beauty purchase would result in a $10 gift card.”
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Candy of All Kinds
“Target has a great selection of candy with great prices in general; however, the theater boxes go for around $1 or so, which makes them a cheap way to indulge,” Ramhold said.
“One of the best offers to look for though is a discount with same-day services. Often Target will discount bags of select candies as long as you utilize same-day delivery or either in-store or drive-up pickup (the latter two are free!).”
Mochi Ice Cream
“If you’re a fan of My/Mochi ice cream, you have to check out the selection at Target,” said Ramhold. “Not only is the price generally better than other grocery stores, but they also tend to have far more flavors available.”
“This is another brand that routinely ends up being cheaper at Target than elsewhere,”
said Ramhold. “There are multiple sizes to choose from and a decent selection of flavors compared to some other …….