Target no longer is able to accept the couponMINNEAPOLIS, Jul 02, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Unfortunately, due to fraudulent tampering and transferring,
Target no longer is accepting coupon offers for $5 off a $25 or more
toy or general merchandise purchase at Target. The coupons state they
are valid through October 1, 2008.
Target sent the original coupons for $5 off a $25 or more toy
purchase via e-mail to approximately 85,000 guests during the months
of February and March. The altered coupon had an image and the word
toy removed to make it appear to apply to any purchase.
Kathee Tesija, executive vice president, merchandising, Target,
said, Our goal is to always surprise and delight our guests with
great values, and we are disappointed that some of our guests may be
inconvenienced by our need to respond to this fraudulent tampering and
Guests who originally received the coupon will be notified via
e-mail that the coupon no longer is being accepted, and they also will
receive a $5 Target GiftCard by mail. In addition, Target stores are
posting signs at all check-out lanes alerting guests that these
coupons are no longer valid.
Minneapolis-based Target serves guests at 1,613 stores in 47
states nationwide by delivering today's best retail trends at
affordable prices. Target is committed to providing guests with great
design through innovative products, in-store experiences and community
partnerships. Whether visiting a Target store or shopping online at
Target.com, guests enjoy a fun and convenient shopping experience with
access to thousands of unique and highly differentiated items. Since
1946, the corporation has invested five percent of its income in the
communities it serves. Target (NYSE:TGT) gives more than $3 million a
week to its local communities through grants and special programs.
Target partners with nonprofit organizations, guests and team members
to help meet community needs.
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