CLEVELAND - Stores continue to give you more options to price match as they battle the urge to purchase products online rather than in stores. It's called showrooming and it's hurting retail operations.
Consumers go to the store to check out a product, but then buy it cheaper online. During the holidays, some retailers began matching online prices at select online retailers. Target said it's making its holiday online price matching policy a permanent one.
The policy says if you buy a qualifying item at a Target store and then find the identical item for less within seven days at Target.com, Amazon, Walmart.com, BestBuy.com, or BabiesRUs.com, the retailer will match the price. Just take your proof of purchase to Guest Services.
This also applies to printed ads at Target or a competitor.
The product must be identical. That means the same brand, size, weight, color, quantity and model number. There is a limit of one price match per identical item.
If the item is not available in the store, you will not get a rain check.
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