8 insider facts about shopping at Target that only employees know

  • Target store employees know just about everything about the chain's inner workings.

  • Employees have taken to the web to share all sorts of interesting secrets about the brand.

  • Here's a look at some insider insights that could be helpful to customers, courtesy of Target employees.


Target store employees know all about the retail giant's inside operations.

And there are plenty of current and former employees out there. Today, Target boasts a total of 1,829 stores in the US. It also employs a massive workforce, with over 350,000 global team members.

Some of those team members have taken to the web to share information on what it's like to work at the chain. Some also shared tips and suggestions on how to make the most of your shopping experience and how to snag the best deals.

So if you're planning on going on a Target run anytime soon, consider going in prepared with this insider information.

Here's a look at some surprising facts about the retail chain, courtesy of current and former Target employees:

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