Last-Minute Shoppers, Here’s Your Guide For Shopping (And Saving) In The Final Days of the Holidays

December 16, 2019 - Article reads in
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Hello, holiday hustle! It’s that time of year, and whether you’re short on gifts, need to stock up on groceries and essentials, or are just looking to snag a great last-minute deal, we’re thinking of you. And this year, we’re serving up more ways than ever before to grab an eleventh-hour holiday gift or hosting must-have. Read on for our how-to guide to get you everything you need—just in the nick of time (and at a great price, too).

step 1: pick the perfect gift
Shopping for her? For him? For a picky teenager? Check out our curated gift guides for an easy way to find the perfect present. There are more than 20 gift lists to help you find the right thing for that special someone – from gadget gurus to  
green thumbs, cool coworkers and beyond. . For recipients near and far, shop our awesome gift card selection to send via email or text, or check out GiftNow, and let your friend or loved one know they have something special on the way. 

‘Tis the season for toys – and you might notice things look a little different in our aisles this year. For the first time ever, Target stores nationwide will have expanded in-store toy offerings, making it easier to find the season’s hottest must-have items.  
step 2: snag a great deal
It’s never too late to save. Check out our weekly ad to score big savings in the final days of the season, including the below. And if you haven’t already, don’t forget to sign up for Target Circle for even more savings – and opportunities to give back – all year long.
Up to 50% off hundreds of toys and video gamesUp to $300 off select TVsUp to 50% off women’s sweatersSave $60 on As Seen on TV 7-qt. Power XL Air Fryer at $69.99Gift wrap, bags, bows, tags, tissue and more for $5 and under.
step 3: get your goods
Whether you’re leisurely browsing the aisles, making a quick Target Run or getting it delivered – we’ve got great time-saving options and tips to get you what you need, your way – fast.
If you’re browsing the aisles…
Most stores are open from 7 a.m. to midnight now through Dec. 23. (Check your local store for information.) Don’t forget to tap our specialized team members for great holiday shopping tips.
If you’re buzzing around town…
Select Order Pickup on Target.com or the Target app and grab your order in store, or…Use Drive Up via the Target app and we’ll bring it out to you. Most orders for both Drive Up and Order Pickup are ready in an hour.
If you’re cozy at home…
If you waited until the last day…
Most stores will be open until 10 p.m. on Dec. 24  
for last-minute gifts and essentials. 

Place your Order Pickup or Drive Up order two hours  
before your local store closes for pickup that night. 

Have a Shipt Shopper bring your order to your doorstep. Delivery windows typically are available up until one hour prior to store closing but may vary by location.

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