Target Offering Shopping Reservations to Combat Covid and Crowds
We're about a month away from shopping's biggest day and with everything 2020 has brought us, it's no surprise some major retailers are thinking about possible safety measures to put in place.
Target CEO Brian Cornell said customer safety was the reason behind these changes:
As we’ve navigated the pandemic, that focus has evolved to ensure we’re also creating the safest place for our guests to shop,”
Going on to say he wants guests to feel comfortable and confident choosing the popular retailer this holiday season.
a safe experience, incredible value, and a differentiated assortment that will help them celebrate the joy of the season.”
Not to burst everyone's bubble dream of their own personal shopping time inside Tarjay, but that's not exactly what they mean when they say shopping reservations.
To ensure guests have enough space to shop safely and comfortably, Target continues to monitor and, when needed, limit the total number of people inside stores at one time,” according to a news release. “This holiday, guests can visit Target.com/line to see if there is a line outside their local store, and if so, can reserve a spot in line.”
To which you then receive a text message when it's your turn to enter Target.
They're also introducing Wallet, a mobile payment option that will give guests a way to self-checkout contactless. MyWallet is another new option for guests to checkout anywhere with the store with the help of an employee.
The company is going to upgrade its current same-day services and allowing more flexibility with pickups. More information via Target's corporate office can be found by clicking here.
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