Target Will Offer Free Shipping And Returns For The Holiday Season

By Tonya GarciaMarketWatch Pulse

Target Corp. said it will offer website customers free shipping and returns, starting Nov. 1 and extending through Dec. 25. Starting next week, the retailer will expand its Curbside pickup service to 121 stores from 21. Participating stores will be in Philadelphia, the San Francisco Bay area, the New York and New Jersey areas, and the Chicago area. The service notifies customers via the Curbside app when purchases made at local stores are available for pickup. The grocery delivery service offered through Instacart will expand to San Francisco next week. And the Kids' Wish List app has been enhanced with sharing and browsing capabilities. The retailer also announced today that it has launched an international site available in 200 countries and territories. Target shares are up 1.7% for the year so far. The S&P is up 1.4% for the same period.

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