Target Gears Up For Back-To-School


With back-to-school shoppers ready to shop for the upcoming school year, Target said it will offer its guests several fulfillment options along with an assortment of national and private brands. 

With deals starting at less than $1 and the return of the Teacher Prep Event and tax-free weekends, guests will have access to values throughout the selling season.

Kitchenware for on-campus living continues to be an important product category for those heading back to college. Target is offering a wide array of items that include cookware starting at $8, mugs starting at $3, dinnerware starting at 50 cents, food storage starting at $3 and coffeemakers starting at $16.99,


The Teacher Prep event is in its fourth year and allows teachers to sign up via Target Circle to receive a one-time discount of 15% off select classroom supplies and essentials from July 18-31. All K-12 teachers, homeschool teachers, teachers working at daycare centers and early childhood learning centers, university or college professors and vocational/trade/technical school teachers are eligible.

With the back-to-school and college season is a busy time for shoppers, the retailer will also offer in-store displays and a dedicated section in its stores, along with interactive experiences online.

Shoppers can also take advantage of Target’s fulfillment services that include Drive Up, Order Pickup and same-day delivery with Shipt.

Other tools including School List Assist and College Registry offer guests an easier shopping experience by allowing them to access their classroom supplies or college registry via their phone or computer. Those who create a college registry receive a 15% discount via Target Circle to save on anything remaining on their registry.

Guests can begin shopping at Target stores and online now and can find more information at Target’s Back to School and Back to College sites on

“Last year, we had our biggest back-to-school and college season ever, with an increased demand across our entire assortment,” said Jill Sando, executive vice president and chief merchandising officer, Target. “Whether returning to in-person learning, continuing to learn from home or moving into a dorm room for the first time, Target is prepared to help our guests with everything they need for the season – with the best assortment, shopping experience and value all in one convenient click or trip.”