Have you been formulating your Black Friday game plan? We have. Our store teams have been taking in truckloads of merchandise, not to mention working through logistics, seasonal hiring and crowd management plans. Our Distribution Centers are running at full speed. And at HQ, nearly every team has prepped for the big day in some way – from readying click-and-mortar services to creating major marketing moments.
For a look at a few Black Friday stats that may surprise you, check out this handy, by-the-numbers infographic!
Black Friday by the numbers
Target teams are pulling out all the stops for a sensational Black Friday. Here’s a peek at some of what we have planned.
1 million: How many store maps we anticipate handing out on Thanksgiving
750: Offers in our Black Friday Weekly Ad (and we’ll have 45,000 items on sale online)
Nearly 8 times: How many more orders our Target.com fulfillment center in Woodbury, Minnesota will ship on Black Friday compared with a Typical Day
Nearly 3,000: The number of additional sale signs per store we’ll put up ahead of Black Friday
7 times: How much we increased our mobile app’s capacity to handle traffic compared with Black Friday last year
50: The number 30% - 50% off deals on Cartwheel
5 months: How far in advance our store teams work on crowd management plans (even pulling in law enforcement partners) to keep guests and team members safe
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And don’t forget: you can grab your store map and shop for deals early.
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