Everyone knows about the Target effect, but for the sake of your wallet, please take notes while you read this, because it could save you tons of money. Especially if you're even a tiny bit as addicted to the bullseye store as Jen Coleman and Laura Wiertzema are.
In case you don't know Jen and Laura, they're the masterminds behind the Instagram account, which has amassed 866,000 followers (and growing) in the last six years. With their daily posts about the latest products and deals, it's safe to call them professional Target shoppers at this point.
According to an interview with , the two moms quit their retail jobs to run their Instagram account—a full-time job that pays their bills through sponsored content and advertisements.
Because of their skills, the store's employees actually revealed to them their markdown patterns. That's right...the secret's out. If you're looking to go to Target for something specific, check out this schedule below to make sure you go on the right day for the item you need. That way, even if the Target effect gets to you, you'll at least hit the sales on the items you needed.
Mondays: kid’s clothing
Tuesdays: women’s clothing & pet items
Wednesdays: men's clothing & health products
Thursdays: housewares, shoes, & toys
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