Target to kick off holiday shopping with Deal Days from Oct. 10-12

The retailer says deals will be available online, in the Target app and in stores.

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Target is ready to get a head start on the holiday shopping season with a Deal Days sale that will run from Oct. 10 to Oct. 12. The retailer said there will be discounts on a variety of items, including TVs, video games, vacuums and kitchen appliances . 

"As we approach the holiday season, guests are excited to shop early, and our team is ready to help them prepare so they can celebrate what matters most — time with family and friends," said Christina Hennington, executive vice president of Target, in a release on Wednesday. 

Deals will be available online and through the Target app as well as in Target locations across the US, the company said. 

Some shoppers may be looking to grab holiday items earlier this year as the COVID-19 pandemic and shortages of key materials have disrupted global supply chains, meaning online orders could take longer than usual to get delivered. Black Friday, the day following Thanksgiving, marks the generally accepted beginning of the shopping season, but the sales season has been creeping earlier in recent years.

Target also said its "Holiday Price Match Guarantee" will start on Oct.10 this year and run through Dec. 24. People will be able to request a price adjustment on many items purchased at Target if the company lowers the price later in the shopping season. Target will also match some competitor pricing within 14 days of purchase, the company said. 

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