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Tips To Get The Most Out Of A Run To Target

List RulesVote up the most useful and handy Target shopping tricks you'll be using next time you're in need of a candle, shampoo, and - let's face it - some graphic tees from the clearance rack.

If you're like us, you probably walk in to Target hoping to pick up a few essentials, and walk out with way more than you intended to buy. Did you really need decorative glitter and 14 serving trays? No. But with a few good Target hacks, you could actually be saving more than you're spending. This list details some of the best-kept Target secrets to show you exactly how to save at Target. From Target sale tips (hint: don't buy items ending in $0.08) to insider coupon tricks, these Target shopping hacks that will save you major $$$ — even if you do happen to pick up a few extra, irresistible items on your shopping trip. 

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    Mix Manufacturer's Coupons With Target Coupons

    Target allows its customers to combine coupons. Hunt for manufacturer's coupons and Target coupons before your shopping trip to double-up on discounts. 
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    Shop Store-Brand Items

    Target's in-store brands are high-quality and low-budget. Up & Up, Market Pantry, and Archer Farms are Target-approved brands that cost just a fraction of the price of their competitors.
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    Request A Rain Check On Sold-Out Items

    If an item you want is sold out, you can request a rain check. This means that Target has to sell you the item when it's restocked at the sale price, even if the discount is no longer in place. The best part? You can use your rain check on a substitute item if the original doesn't get restocked!
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    Get Target To Price Match Past Purchases

    If you bought something at Target, then found a lower price on Target.com, Amazon.com, Walmart.com, or in a competitive printed ad, bring your receipt to Guest Services to get a price adjustment. A Target employee will confirm the lower price on their end, and happily give you money back.