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Topic # 183796 30-Oct-2015 12:16
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Not exactly a bargain but... Target has now launched an international version of its site, with transactions in 200 countries. I have not tested to see if it works but New Zealand is in this list from the Shipping Info page...

http://intl.target.com/ 


Target Corp. (NYSE:TGT) announced today it has launched an international version of its website available to shoppers in more than 200 countries and territories. The new site, which Target recently began testing, also will allow U.S. customers to ship Target orders to family and friends around the world, just in time for this holiday season.

“We believe international consumers will love shopping the great brands, great prices and exclusive products that are synonymous with Target,” said Jason Goldberger, president of Target.com and Mobile. “Target.com already gets tens of millions of visitors every year from outside the U.S., and this test will give us even greater insight into how shoppers around the world engage with Target.”

At Intl.Target.com, both international and U.S. guests will be able to shop about half the assortment of Target.com, including apparel, beauty products, home décor, housewares, baby goods and toys. The prices will be the same as those offered in the U.S. on Target.com, and can be shown in nearly 60 different currencies. Countries where shipping from Target is now available include China, India, Canada, Mexico, European Union countries and more.

Target’s partner Borderfree, a Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI) company, is a market leader in global e-commerce that operates a technology and services platform that some of the world’s most iconic brands rely on to expand globally and transact with consumers worldwide.

“We are thrilled to deliver our global e-commerce capabilities to Target,” said Lila Snyder, president, Global Ecommerce for Pitney Bowes. “Our deep experience with cross-border shopping is foundational to our collaboration with Target.”

International consumers will now get to experience why Americans for decades have counted on Target for high-quality, on-trend merchandise at low prices. When international guests visit Target.com, they will be taken to Target’s new international website. Guests can then designate the country they would like to ship to and also choose their currency. Prices sitewide will be shown in the local currency, reflecting current conversion rates. The checkout page will be translated into the local language and the all-in price with shipping charges, duties and tariffs will be clearly shown and transparent for guests.

“International shipping marks another step toward Target being able to truly deliver for guests anytime, anywhere,” said Target’s Goldberger. “We look forward to getting feedback from our international guests so we can continue to test, learn and iterate to help ensure we provide a great value to our new international guests.”




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  Reply # 1416936 30-Oct-2015 12:20
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I love it. It will be worth buying something just to be called a "Guest". It's so on-trend

ooohh just saw this beauty
 “Our deep experience with cross-border shopping is foundational to our collaboration with Target.”

I love American marketing




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  Reply # 1416945 30-Oct-2015 12:31
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I dont see NZ in the countries menu

 

 


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1416981 30-Oct-2015 13:24
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Australia's not listed either. And when I tried using the Cook Islands as my country to get an idea of shipping costs, once I got to check-out it said the items weren't available to me, so their international product filtering isn't operational. (eg Lego can be added to cart but not shipped to any country outside of the US).

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  Reply # 1417005 30-Oct-2015 13:52
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Is this the same Target that lost everybody's credit card information?





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  Reply # 1417030 30-Oct-2015 14:13
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freitasm: I have not tested to see if it works but New Zealand is in this list from the Shipping Info page...



From that page:

however, not all Borderfree stores ship to all countries


As pointed out in the thread already, Australia and NZ aren't in the Target shipping lists, if I was to take a stab in the dark, my guess would be due to the fact that the Target brand is licensed in Australia and they have some sort of no-compete agreements.   (Wesfarmers(sp?)/Coles Group operate Target stores in Australia, not sure if it's under brand license or not though).  Only explanation I can come up with that makes sense for Australia & NZ to be such obvious exclusions.

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