40 Best Things To Buy at Walmart and Target (2023)

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By Andrew DePietro

40 Best Things To Buy at Walmart and Target (1)

Walmart and Target are both juggernauts of the retail industry. And although both big-box stores face stiff competition from online retailers like Amazon, Target and Walmart still often beat prices of other online stores — and will even price match many major online brands.

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So whether you’re looking for cheap products or ways to price match, here are the best things to buy at Target and Walmart.

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1. Legos

Legos are consistently rated as one of the best deals at Walmart.

“Having three kids who’ve all been into Legos at one time or another, I figured this one out a long time ago,” said Kyle James of Rather-Be-Shopping.

Both Walmart and Target have some of the hottest Lego products available. In many cases, however, “smart shoppers have long been aware that Walmart typically beats Target and Toys R Us on price,” said James.

For example, the Lego Star Wars AT-AT, Lego City sets and Lego Super Heroes tend to be a tad cheaper at Walmart than Target. But remember: Target does price match Walmart.com, so you might be able to get the same toys at the same price at both retailers.

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2. Back-to-School Supplies

Walmart and Target both provide great deals on back-to-school supplies. Walmart offers both low everyday prices as well as rollback prices, and Target has been known to offer buy-one-get-one 50 percent off on a variety of school supplies.

“Although Staples and Office Depot/Office Max offer competitive prices on school supplies during July and August, Walmart and Target consistently offer lower prices on pens, pencils, crayons, paper and other school supplies all year long,” said Kendal Perez former employee of CouponSherpa.com.

“For example, Target offers college-ruled filler paper — 175 sheets for 99 cents — compared to Office Depot’s store brand of college-ruled filler paper (150 sheets) for $2.01,” she said.

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3. Educational Toys

Both Walmart and Target have a good track record when it comes to low prices on toys, “especially around the Black Friday/Christmas sales [when] Walmart rolls back prices on its toys, and the products are identical to what you’ll get elsewhere,” said Kerry Sherin who formerly worked at Offers.com.

“Target is really good at predicting the hot toys for Christmas and pricing them lower than the competition,” said James. “They know once they get shoppers in the toy aisle, they’re probably going to buy other stuff at full price. So, if your child asks for a popular, and thus hard-to-find toy this Christmas, be sure to check Target first.”

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4. Name-Brand Laundry Detergent

Walmart and Target both stand out with affordable prices on brand-name laundry detergent.

“Walmart and Target typically have better prices on laundry detergent compared to grocers and especially online retailers,” said Perez. “For example, a 100-ounce bottle of Tide Original Liquid Laundry detergent is currently on sale for $15.99 at my local King Soopers.”

Tide Original Liquid Laundry Detergent costs $15.99 each on Target.com. Walmart sells the detergent for $15.94.

5. Cleaning Products

Walmart and Target continually offer competitive prices on name-brand cleaning products, said Perez. Walmart prices often undercut the prices at local grocers, and “Target is known to offer gift cards of $5 to $10 with cleaning product purchases,” she added.

Online retailers such as Amazon can’t compete with Walmart and Target’s prices on many cleaning products. For example, a 2-liter refill of Windex Glass Cleaner costs $6.98 from Walmart [and] $6.99 from Target.

Similarly, Lysol toilet bowl cleaner two-packs are cheaper at Target than on Amazon. And although Amazon’s Clorox disinfecting wipes just barely beat Target’s price, Amazon is one of the online retailers covered in Target’s price-match policy.

6. Baby Supplies

Multiple deals experts have cited both Walmart and Target prices on baby supplies and products. For example, Walmart shines when it comes to affordable baby supplies. Name-brand baby products such as the Graco Pack ‘n Play with Automatic Folding Feet Playard costs only $97.99.

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7. Select Bakeware

“Walmart and Target offer better prices on bakeware and other cooking tools compared to grocery stores and online retailers,” said Perez. For instance, a Pyrex Grip Rite 9.5-inch clear Glass Pie Pan is priced at $15.49 on Amazon compared to $5.49 at Target.

Walmart offers affordable prices on Pyrex bakeware as well — but Amazon has the retailer beat on some products, including the Pyrex Easy-Grab 9.5-inch Pie Plate two-pack. Fortunately, Walmart.com’s price-match policy covers Amazon.com.

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8. Kleenex

Walmart and Target prices on Kleenex tissues tend to beat local stores. Compared to major pharmacies, Target has Walgreens beat on six-pack Kleenex bundles. Walmart also offers better prices on Kleenex bundle packs than Walgreens.

9. Toilet Paper

Like tissues, toilet paper prices tend to be lower at Walmart and Target versus other retailers, said Brent Shelton of FatWallet. For example, Charmin Ultra Soft, Mega Roll 12-count packs at Walmart and Target are cheaper than on Amazon.com.

10. Holiday Decorations

Around Christmas time, you can find great deals on decorations and decor at Walmart, said Sherin. “Just shop early, before the selection is picked over,” she added.

However, deals experts also said that great savings can be found on holiday decorations if you’re patient. According to AllThingsTarget.com, the store offers holiday sale prices for as low as 90 percent off for Valentine’s Day, Easter, summer, back-to-school, Halloween and Christmas items.

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11. Razors

A number of deals experts have noted Walmart’s great prices on disposable razors. “I’ve been buying my Schick disposable razors at Walmart for years and pay 20 to 30 percent less than at Target or Amazon,” said James.

But, Target has Bed Bath & Beyond beat when it comes to Gillette Sensor2 10-packs of disposable razors. And where Target’s prices aren’t lower than Bed Bath & Beyond’s, such as with Venus Spa women’s razor, Target price-match policy covers BedBathandBeyond.com.

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12. iPhone

“Target and Walmart are both good places to pick up an iPhone,” said Benjamin Glaser who formerly worked at DealNews. The big-box stores tend to have competitive discounts, and often bundle phones with gift cards. Walmart frequently has best prices on prepaid iPhones, like an iPhone 11 for $299.

13. Pet Toys

Pet food might not be one of the best things to buy at Walmart or Target, but you’ll find great prices on toys for your pet, said Sherin. Both Petsmart.com and Petco.com are covered by Walmart and Target’s price-match policy.

Therefore, pet toys like the KONG Classic Dog Toy — which is cheaper on Petco.com and Petsmart.com — can be price matched at Walmart and Target.

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14. Feminine Products

All women understand the necessity to be prepared — but don’t bother overpaying for disposable feminine products at your local drugstore. The same combo pack of U by Kotex tampons is priced wildly different — at CVS, the 34-pack is $14.79, whereas at Target it’s listed at $9.39.

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15. Deodorant

Nobody wants to cause a stink — literally. But don’t sweat the cost of deodorant. If you opt to buy it at Target versus your local drugstore, your dollar will stretch a whole lot more. At CVS, a stick of Secret Invisible Solid deodorant will run you $7.99, but if you head to Target, you’ll get a the same product for $5.99.

16. Cat Litter

Having a multi-cat household can get a little pungent — especially when the litter box is begging for a refresh. Cat litter isn’t cheap though — at PetSmart, a 20-pound container of Tidy Cats litter is $15.29. However, looking at Walmart, you can get it for just $19.68 for a lot more.

17. Car Care Items

Driving a car can get expensive — besides the gas you put in the tank, every little function adds up. Opting to get your car care items at a big-box store like Target or Walmart will definitely make the wheels turn a little cheaper, however. Take this Rain-X water repellent — listed for $9.99 at Advance Auto Parts; you can snag it for $6.44 from Walmart.

18. Bedding

When it’s time to get cozy, you might want to spare no expense. Good news: You can still snuggle in luxury without the big name price tag. Instead of opting for a trendy comforter upwards of $40 from a place like Bed Bath & Beyond, head to Walmart and pick up a comparable — and trendy — one for as little as $14.99.

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19. Patio Furniture

Spring is right around the corner — and where there’s spring, there’s time to lounge in the backyard. Upgrade your patio with a little help from Target — they regularly offer discounts on stylish patio furniture, such as 30 percent off. And if you wait until mid-summer, you might get an even bigger discount.

20. Headphones

Don’t rule out Walmart and Target as a one-stop shop for your audio needs if you’re looking for a new pair of headphones. Beats by Dr. Dre – Beats Studio Buds Totally Wireless Noise Cancelling Earbuds retail for $149.99 at Best Buy, but Walmart is offering the exact same pair for about $79.99.

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21. Cellphone Accessories

Once you drop a dime on a new cellphone, it would be in your best interest not to skimp out on a case to protect your new purchase for years to come. Rather than getting pressured to spend upwards of $60 for an Otterbox at specialty stores like Best Buy, jump on Walmart’s website and snag one for under $50.

22. Baby Formula

Adding a new addition to your family is always going to be a shock to the system — especially where the wallet is concerned. Your little one needs nutrients though, so why not give them the best for less? Many baby specialty stores only offer single packs of the precious baby formula, but at stores, like Walmart and Target, you can snag a multi-pack and have it delivered right to your door — and you’re saving in bulk.

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23. Frozen Meals

When it comes to food on the go, there’s nothing quite like the go-to TV dinner. Rather than paying the markup for a Hungry Man or Lean Cuisine from a convenience store or drugstore, stock up the next time you make your way to Walmart — certain TV dinners like Stouffers and Michelina’s can go for as little as $1.34.

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24. Curtains

Your sleep is probably very precious to you — as it should be. Those eight hours are your recharge time, and a good set of blackout curtains will help you make the most of your time in the sack. Instead of dropping anywhere from $16 to $32 dollars on a set of room-darkening window panels at Bed Bath and Beyond, head to Walmart and grab their Mainstays-branded version for under $10.

25. Wall Art

Everyone wants to spruce up their living space. Instead of dropping a mint at a fancy home decor store like Crate & Barrel, head to your local Target for the same decor flair at a smaller price. Check out their trendy art deco wall pieces — plus, they often run serious sales like the 25 percent off all home goods sale running right now.

26. Lipstick

Don’t get stuck paying a premium for your perfect pout. Many drugstore brands are giving high-end makeup brands a run for their money — and you can save yourself a fortune by finding your perfect shade within the walls of your local Walmart or Target.

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27. Power Tools

If you’re a homeowner — or even just a hobbyist — it can get expensive to start expanding your power tools collection. Instead of dropping anywhere from $45 and up for a circular saw, opt to grab one from Walmart for as low as $32.88.

28. Coffee Makers

When it comes to your morning routine, most people don’t like to mess around — especially when it comes to their cup of coffee. Instead of opting for a Keurig from Bed Bath & Beyond or other boutique stores, head to your local Walmart and snag the same coffee maker for $54.99.

29. Non-Dairy Milk

Vegans and lactose-intolerant masses, rejoice: It’s become extremely easy to find non-dairy options in nearly every neighborhood store. Target might take the cake as far as affordable non-dairy options go. In addition to their wide array of options — almond, soy, cashew, even pea — they offer consistently low prices on the staples, whereas stricter grocery stores might mark up their non-dairy options.

30. Cameras

This is a case where the savings is in the added accessories. If you wanted to up your camera game, it might be time to get a DSL-R like Canon’s EOS Rebel T7. Best Buy has it for sale for $399.99 — but Walmart offers it as a bundle with a photo bag, telephoto lens, wide-angle lens, tripod, remote and more for a similar price.

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31. Home Storage

Clutter causes stress, that much is true. Even if you don’t have the time to un-clutter your space, why not opt for some more home storage options so at least your stuff has a space to call home? Target is offering a 66-quart latching Sterilite home storage crate for just $9.59 — big enough to handle even your most massive messes.

32. Microwaves

Don’t forget to check out Walmart and Target for the best deals if you need to upgrade your kitchen appliances. Instead of paying a premium at appliance stores, some microwaves at Walmart retail for less than $65.

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33. Vacuums

Vacuums suck — at least, they’re supposed to. But don’t get caught up in the price hype from specialty retailers when you’re in the market for a new household appliance — big-box stores like Target and Walmart have the same products for even smaller price tags. For example, a quick look at Target’s website shows that vacuums from BISSELL, Dyson and Hoover are all on sale — some for less than $100.

34. Who What Wear Clothing

Stylish workwear for women doesn’t have to come at high costs. Target rolled out its Who What Wear womenswear line as an answer to pricey retailers like Express and New York and Company, making trendy clothing at an accessible price point — especially when it goes on clearance.

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35. JoyLab

Instead of spending up for trendy Lululemon or Athleta activewear, head to Target for their reinventive take on active style: JoyLab. With modern and eye-catching designs, JoyLab’s “fashion meets function” tagline aptly describes this affordable collection.

36. Yogurt

It’s good for you, great on the go, and fantastic for your gut — it’s yogurt, and you shouldn’t get stuck paying an arm and a leg for your daily dose of dairy. Instead of paying a premium price tag at dedicated grocers, stores like Walmart and Target often have overflowing flavor selections when it comes to your ‘gurt — and if you opt for the store brand like Walmart’s Great Value brand, you have the potential to save even more cents.

37. Greeting Cards

Instead of spending upwards of $5 for a greeting card next time you wander into a Hallmark store, skip the premium pricing and head to Walmart and save. You can get greeting cards in bulk — spending the same price for multiple cards.

38. Knox Rose Clothing

Instead of spending a ton of cash at Lucky Brand Jeans or Urban Outfitters, opt for another of Target’s exclusive clothing collections for your latest hippie chic womenswear. Target’s Knox Rose brand seamlessly blends boho-chic sensibility with an affordable price point — a true match made in heaven.

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39. Medication

Does sickness get you down? You might think your first stop is to a drugstore or pharmacy, but if you’re willing to brave the likes of Target or Walmart, your bottom line will thank you. For example, Dayquil Severe retails for a whopping $14.79 at CVS, but the Walmart store-brand equivalent comes in at just $11.93. Feel better yet?

40. Candy

Candy is dandy, but savings are sweeter. Next time you’re in the convenience store, you might be tempted to snag a $2 candy bar next to the register. Instead of indulging at a high cost, wait until you get to Walmart — you can snag a giant-sized chocolate bar for $2 to $4.

Walmart and Target Price-Match: List of Online Competitors

Walmart and Target both provide a list of online retailers whose prices they will match, subject to review. Please note that you should always contact the retailer to verify a price match. And if you want to price match at a local Walmart store, talk to the store about its price-match policy.

Here’s the list of online retailers that both Walmart and Target say they will price match: Amazon, Bed Bath & Beyond, Best Buy, Dick’s Sporting Goods, JCPenney, Kohls, Newegg, Office Depot, Petco, PetSmart, Sports Authority, Staples and Walgreens.

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Disclaimer: Prices are accurate as of May 2, 2023 and are subject to change. Photos are for representational purposes only.

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Do you like Walmart or Target better? ›

It depends on which types of things you buy and your shopping style. Walmart is typically the most reliable for the best bargains and perks. Target offers an upgraded shopping experience and premium design-forward products that feel far more expensive than they really are.

What do Walmart and Target sell? ›

Walmart is primarily a grocery store focused on stocking a huge range of products at low prices. Target is a home decor and clothing store that also stocks groceries, but they aren't the priority.

What does Target do better than Walmart? ›

Target was in the top 100 customer-centric companies of 2022 — Walmart wasn't.” So, while you might find a wider variety of services available at Walmart, you're likely to find better service quality at Target.

Is Walmart more successful than Target? ›

Key Data Points. Starting from a much smaller base means that Target has simply posted better growth. Over the past 10 fiscal years, Target's average annual revenue gain of 4.3% is higher than Walmart's 2.7% average increase.

Why do people pick Target over Walmart? ›

Walmart generally appeals to a broader class of people, including the lower classes. Targets tend to have merchandise designed to cater to the budget-minded middle and upper classes.

What does Target sell the most of? ›

Target corporation makes the majority of their revenue through retail merchandise sales.
Merchandise Sales
  • Apparel and accessories: 17% of store sales;
  • Food and beverage: 20% of store sales;
  • Decor and home furnishings:19% of store sales;
  • Hardlines: 18% of store sales;
  • Beauty and household essentials: 26% of store sales.
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Which one is cheaper Costco or Walmart? ›

And the overall winner is… Costco! The store offers lower prices on 6 out of 11 products we surveyed (not including the tie). Unit price comparison is just one way to see if you're getting a good deal.

What is the slowest grocery shopping day? ›

If you want to save money, shop on Wednesdays or Thursdays. Avoid grocery shopping on Saturdays at all costs.

What is Walmart most known for selling? ›

Best Seller Walmart Items – FAQs
  • Babycare.
  • Laundry supplies.
  • Clothing and accessories.
  • Pet supplies.
  • Personal care.
  • Coffee makers.
  • Kitchenware.
  • Fitness accessories.

What is Target known for? ›

Target is a general merchandise retailer with stores in all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia. ​Our tagline is "Expect More. Pay Less." We've been using it since 1994!

What is a weakness of Target compared to Walmart? ›

Target's Weaknesses (Internal Strategic Factors)

Expensive – According to a study conducted by business insider, Target charges about 15% more for groceries compared to Walmart, their biggest competitor.

Why do people choose Walmart? ›

In addition to fast shipping, customers also value free or low-cost shipping options, with 42% saying they look for the products with the lowest shipping price and 31% of consumers saying they chose to make their purchase on Walmart.com compared to other options because Walmart offers free-shipping.

Who is Walmart's biggest competitor? ›

Walmart Competitors: FAQs

As of now, Walmart's biggest competitor by market share is Amazon. Operating over 10,500 stores and clubs worldwide, Walmart has slightly better financial metrics than its rival.

Who pays their employees more Target or Walmart? ›

Salaries. Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Target salaries averaged $24,328 higher than Walmart.

Is Walmart #1 in the world? ›

Walmart is the world's largest company by revenue, with about US$570 billion in annual revenue, according to the Fortune Global 500 list in October 2022. It is also the largest private employer in the world with 2.2 million employees.

What class of people shop at Target? ›

The data shows that the typical Target shopper is a suburban mother between 35 and 44 years of age. The typical Target customer also has some college education and a household income of $80,000.

What class of people shop at Walmart? ›

The people who shop at Walmart are typically associated with low to middle class rural families who want a one-stop, convenient and attractively priced shopping experience.

Why is shopping at Target so addicting? ›

The Target Effect

Called the Gruen Effect (or sometimes, the Gruen Transfer) it describes a store experience that's intentionally overwhelming — with lots of different sights, sounds, and smells. Gruen Effect: An overwhelming store experience can make customers more likely to impulse buy.

Why is Target losing so much money? ›

Target stores are getting looted, and it's taking a huge bite out of profits. The discount retailer told reporters on a call to discuss its third quarter earnings results that inventory shrinkage — or the disappearance of merchandise — has reduced its gross profit margin by $400 million so far in 2022 compared to 2021.

Who shops at Target the most? ›

Meet the typical Target shopper, a millennial suburban mom with a household income of $80,000. The letter F.

What is the biggest Target called? ›

With the word “super” in its name, it's no surprise that SuperTarget locations were bigger than regular Target locations. In fact, some of the largest SuperTarget stores were about 200,000 square feet.

Is chicken cheaper at Costco or Walmart? ›

If you are buying one rotisserie chicken, Walmart's is cheaper than Costco's. We're strictly talking about the whole, traditional rotisserie chicken here. (Both grocery chains have other options like shredded and seasoned.)

Is Sams Club or Costco better? ›

Does Costco or Sam's Club Have Better Prices? Overall, the prices at Costco tend to be cheaper. However, Sam's Club has a greater selection of name-brand products and a cheaper membership fee.

Are eggs cheaper at Costco? ›

Despite the cost of eggs going up nearly everywhere, Ramhold said Costco still has better egg prices than other grocery stores.

What is the best day to go shopping? ›

Wednesday is the best day of the week to go grocery shopping because stores are usually less crowded mid-week. For the freshest items, time your shop for store opening or closing. This increases the likelihood that bakery, deli, and other produce items were recently restocked.

What is the best day to grocery shop at Walmart? ›

Best: Weekday mornings

Weekday mornings can be a great time to avoid Walmart crowds. Most shoppers are busy with work or getting the kids off to school, which can help you enjoy quiet aisles and short lines when you're ready to check out.

What day are grocery stores best stocked? ›

The best day of the week to get the best selection is Wednesday, specifically during the afternoons. By then, Tuesday night's deliveries should be fully restocked on shelves, so you'll have dibs on the freshest goods before the hungry after-work crowd arrives.

What is the most sold item in the world? ›

What Is The Most Sold Item In the World? The most sold item in the world is clothing and fashion items. This ranges from women's and men's outfits to children's clothing, shoes, accessories, and more. People love their clothes, and fashion isn't going anywhere!

Who is the biggest shopper at Walmart? ›

The retail giant has the highest customer loyalty among the leading brands in a survey of shoppers. Walmart's average customer is a woman who is 59.5 years old, white, married, and earning $80,000 per year.

Who are the top 10 owners of Walmart? ›

Top 10 Owners of Walmart Inc
StockholderStakeShares owned
The Vanguard Group, Inc.4.64%124,978,796
BlackRock Fund Advisors2.39%64,362,165
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.2.25%60,630,374
Geode Capital Management LLC0.92%24,855,493
6 more rows

What is targets biggest threat? ›

Threats. Intense competition: Target faces fierce competition from other retailers, brick-and-mortar and online. Companies like Walmart, Amazon, and Costco compete with Target on price, product selection, and convenience, which can pressure Target's market share, sales, and profitability.

Who is the main target customer? ›

A target customer is an individual that's most likely to buy your product. And it's a subset of the broader target market. For example, if your target market is female athletes between the ages of 13 to 25, a target customer could be female athletes in the specific age range of 13 to 16.

What does Target call their customers? ›

A chat with a few shoppers leaving a Target in New York City one recent morning found none even aware that they had been called a guest.

What is the single biggest challenge facing Walmart? ›

The greatest single cost for Walmart is labor. Walmart has a well-known history of labor disputes and a strong anti-union culture.

What are 3 weaknesses of Walmart? ›

Walmart's Weaknesses – Internal Strategic Factors

Low wages, inadequate healthcare, and poor working conditions are few of the issues that have been publically criticized. Large span of control – Its highly extended size and massive span of control could leave Walmart weak in some areas.

Why is Target different from Walmart? ›

Walmart controls supercenters sometimes over 180,000 square feet, aiming to offer the lowest price possible. Target runs large stores as well, but they are more focused on profit margins through the supply chain, which is why they are able to post lower revenues but higher profit margins.

Why is Walmart closing stores suddenly 2023? ›

Walmart is closing 20 retail locations across the US this year, including four in Chicago, citing poor financial performance at each.

Who is Walmart's core customer? ›

Walmart's Target Audience

The target audience of Walmart is low to middle-class rural families. These people want to shop conveniently in a single location.

What is the best thing about Walmart? ›

Walmart has earned its reputation as a money-saving store by offering low prices on just about everything from car accessories to canned goods. And while no one will doubt Walmart is a great place to save money, that doesn't mean some items can't be found elsewhere for less.

What is Target's weakness compared to Walmart? ›

Target's Weaknesses (Internal Strategic Factors)

Expensive – According to a study conducted by business insider, Target charges about 15% more for groceries compared to Walmart, their biggest competitor.

Why do people prefer Walmart? ›

With Great Value, Sam's Choice and Marketside and others, Walmart offers customers high-quality products that make them happy at prices that do the same. We believe that high-quality food doesn't have to be priced high, and we're all systems go on proving that true for customers.

What makes Target better than other stores? ›

Target's audience values low prices but wants a more comfortable shopping experience. Therefore, Target's value proposition will resonate more towards shoppers that have more spendable income, value shopping experience, and a product's quality, higher than low prices.

Why Target is the best company? ›

Target Review: Why We Love Target
  • Target is Always On-Trend. ...
  • Target Has Great Names & Shops. ...
  • Target is Organized. ...
  • Target Has Great Maternity Clothes. ...
  • Target Has a Great Website Experience. ...
  • Target Has Lots of Real Estate. ...
  • Target Has Deals. ...
  • Target Represents Affordable Quality.

What is Target's biggest weakness? ›

  • Limited international presence: Target's primary focus has been the U.S. market, and it has a limited international presence compared to some of its competitors. ...
  • Competition: Target faces intense competition from brick-and-mortar retailers like Walmart and online retailers like Amazon.

Who treats their employees better Target or Walmart? ›

Employee Ratings

Target scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Culture & Values, Diversity & Inclusion, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Compensation & Benefits, CEO Approval, Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook. Both tied in 1 area: Career Opportunities.

Why are Walmart employees not happy? ›

Walmart employees complain of their inability to be hired full-time, a lack of medical benefits, and inconsistent scheduling that makes their lives difficult. Most of the $2.7 billion turnaround program was implemented, but employee hours have been cut, resulting in lower net pay than before.

What is Target famous for? ›

Target is a general merchandise retailer with stores in all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia. ​Our tagline is "Expect More. Pay Less." We've been using it since 1994!

Are Target employees happy? ›

Company Culture at Target Corporation

69% of employees at Target Corporation say it is a great place to work compared to 57% of employees at a typical U.S.-based company.


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