It learned that while shoppers like the opportunity to shop on both Thanksgiving and Black Friday at its stores, the crowds thinned out in the wee hours of the morning.
If you don't want to wait for Black Friday, you can check out Amazon's 50 Days of Deals now.
Amazon.co.uk says its Black Friday Deals Store will be open from 00:00 on Friday November 17 with the sale continuing until 23:59 on Sunday November 26.
►Thirteen TV models under $300 including the Westinghouse 55-inch UHD TV for $249.99.
Almost 1,000 toys under $10 and 2,000 under $20, including the popular 3-foot stuffed bear (in stores only) and PAW Patrol Mission Cruiser playset.
While all retailers need to worry about online growth and the expansion of Amazon, Target is spending $7 billion over three years to remodel old stores, open small ones in cities and college towns and offer faster delivery for online orders.
Deals can be hard to grab, but they can also be misleading.
R1893 and Roebuck & Co. jeans for $9.99, regular price $39.
Select board games for $4.99.
Kenmore Elite Refrigerator for $999.99, more than 50% off regular price. You also can earn cash back on your purchase with the Ibotta smartphone app.
►Apple Watch Series 1 starting at $179.99, $70 off the regular price.