Often referred to as “fancy Walmart,” Target’s beginnings can be traced back to 1902 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where the brand was known as Goodfellow Dry Goods, which then became Dayton Dry Goods.

The success of the chain spiraled until it became the Dayon Company in 1910 and by 1962, the business opened an offshoot retail location named Target in Roseville, Minnesota. Today, Target is the seventh largest retail chain in the United States offering a wide variety of products ranging from groceries, electronics, furniture, clothing, decorations, toys, and even made-to-order Starbucks beverages.

Since it’s one of the largest-owned American private employers in the United States with a $60+ billion market cap as of 2023, the store serves a massive number of customers and provides jobs for approximately 440,000 people. As a result, numerous folks have shared their opinions online of what it’s like to work and shop at Target, leading to a bevy of saucy social media stories.

Woman talking(l+r), Target logo(c)

‘They need to save themselves from Walmart and Amazon’: Woman explains why she thinks Target suddenly lowered prices on 5,000 items

‘They don’t want to go out of business.’

On May 22, 2024 by Alexandra Samuels

Mom slams Target for how it’s marketing its baby wipes

‘I may never shop at a Target again after this’: Mom slams Target for how it’s marketing its baby wipes

'It’s bad when you can’t find it on Google.'

On May 19, 2024 by Charlotte Colombo

Woman talking(l+r), Target sign(c)

‘Got the Nivea and Neutrogena… Only cost me 25 cents!’: Target shopper reveals 8 items that you can get for nearly free with coupon trick

'So many amazing deals this week. Go score.'

On May 16, 2024 by Ljeonida Mulabazi

Man talking(l+r), Target logo(c)

‘You’re getting this upset over a $4 item?’: Target customer says secret shopper forced him to check out immediately after picking up toothpaste

'This secret shopper really had the audacity to say THAT to me.'

On May 15, 2024 by Stacy Fernandez

Target shopper calls out store for locking only some Cetaphil products and leaving others out

‘They said y’all can steal some of it’: Shopper mocks Target for locking up only half of Cetaphil products

'If I see the item locked up, I’m gonna open my phone and order it off Amazon.'

On May 11, 2024 by Brooke Sjoberg

Target customer buys dinnerware set, realizes she got bamboozled

‘This happen to me with a Nespresso’: Target customer buys dinnerware set, realizes she got bamboozled

'This happens so often at target.'

On May 9, 2024 by Marlin Ramos

Woman purchases new comforter from Target. She can’t believe what she finds inside

‘How long they been in there?’: Woman purchases new comforter from Target. She can’t believe what she finds inside

'I must have missed that coupon option omg.'

On May 3, 2024 by Nina Hernandez

Woman talking(l+r), Target logo(c)

‘Imma need y’all to hire real actors or something’: Target customer confronts secret shopper for following her throughout the store

'I feel like we’ve been in every aisle together?'

On May 2, 2024 by Amara Thomas

Target shopper says 55-inch TV is only ringing up to $95

‘You’re gonna want to look for this one’: Target shopper says 55-inch TV is only ringing up to $95

'I had to go to three different targets!'

On Apr 29, 2024 by Natasha Dubash

Woman makes shocking discovery about Clorox wipes while in Target

‘I had to read it like 3 times’: Woman makes shocking discovery about Clorox wipes while in Target

'What are they good for then?'

On Apr 29, 2024 by Melody Heald

woman speaking with caption 'so this is for anybody and everybody that uses the Target circle app for like' (l) Target app on phone (c) woman speaking with caption 'it doesn't work unless you scan the barcode on the app at the checkout' (r)

‘I just found this out yesterday’: Woman issues warning for people who use Target Circle

'Target circle has always confused me why is it so complicated.'

On Apr 23, 2024 by Brooke Sjoberg

Black shopper says she can't browse at Target anymore

‘It’s so exhausting’: Black woman says she can’t just browse at Target anymore after repeatedly being followed by secret shoppers

'And it’s ALWAYS a random single man.'

On Apr 21, 2024 by Stacy Fernandez

Woman slams Target’s new rule of IDing customers for non-alcoholic drinks

‘It’s a little tricky’: Woman questions Target’s new rule of IDing customers for non-alcoholic drinks

'Whole Foods has always carded me for buying non alcoholic beer.'

On Apr 19, 2024 by Jack Alban

Woman says she was asked to tip $84 for Target order after paying for $49 subscription

‘You shouldn’t have to pay for the service AND the tip!’: Woman says she was asked to tip $84 for Target order after paying for $49 subscription

'That’s why I canceled.'

On Apr 18, 2024 by Braden Bjella

Target worker forced to close entire store alone after manager leaves at 3pm

‘I don’t even know how to process returns dawg’: Target worker forced to work entire store alone after manager leaves at 3pm

'As a former target employee.. this doesn’t surprise me whatsoever.'

On Apr 16, 2024 by Grace Fowler