I'm honestly not sure why none of my friends told me about this. A few of my girlfriends head to Target at least three times a week, but it took a sweet gal at the Target Cafe to tell me that I could be saving money on all the things that I buy all the time at Target, with a little app called Cartwheel. I'm sure my friends have known about this all along; they were just holding out on me.
I was starting my Target trip (with six kids) off right: with Icees, soft pretzels, and a bag of popcorn to share. If you're going to shop at Target with six boys, you might as well make it an event. And, just as I was starting to fuss about the cost of all the treats adding up, I was introduced to Cartwheel, which just so happened to be offering discounts on soft pretzels and popcorn.
So when Target thought I'd be a good person to spread the word about Cartwheel, I was more than happy to do so. I'm a good friend. I'll fill you in about Cartwheel in case you, too, have been in the dark about special savings at Target...
There are more than 700 coupons in Cartwheel, conveniently organized by category and department. Cartwheel can only be used on in-store purchases, and requires nothing but a scan-able barcode through the app on your phone to access the savings. You can also use either the iPhone or Droid native apps, and scan any barcode in store to see if that item has a Cartwheel offer on it. Haven't you always wanted to do this very thing? The always-a-bargain-hunter in me says yes.
Some other things I like about using Cartwheel:
Considering all that I buy at Target from week to week, Cartwheel is quite the no-brainer. The simplicity of using it on the go, on all the things you already have on your list...and a few things that will more likely make it into your cart with a discount...is simply brilliant.
Way to go, Target!
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