Target has announced its global foray by launching international version of its website for more than 200 countries & territories. The new site will allow U.S. customers to ship Target orders to family & friends around the world. For your information, the popular retailer has struck a deal with Borderfree Inc to ship products across the globe.
Jason Goldberger, President of Target.com and Mobile, said:
“We believe international consumers will love shopping the great brands, great prices and exclusive products that are synonymous with Target. 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.”
Adding further, Target’s Goldberger.
“International shipping marks another step toward Target being able to truly deliver for guests anytime, anywhere. 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.”
Lila Snyder, President, Global Ecommerce for Pitney Bowes, said:
“We are thrilled to deliver our global e-commerce capabilities to Target. Our deep experience with cross-border shopping is foundational to our collaboration with Target.”
The Int.Target.com offers large number of products from an array of categories including apparel, beauty products, home decor, housewares, baby goods and toys. The good thing is that the prices are same as those offered in the U.S. on Target.com and they can see the products in 60 different currencies. Shipping of Target goods is now available in India, China, Canada, Mexico, European Union countries and more.
Whenever international guess visit Target.com, they will be taken to Target’s new international website and gusts can decide their country in which they would like to ship & also choose their currency. The prices of the products on website will be shown in the local currency which reflects the conversion rates. Above all the checkout page will be translated into the local language and it must be noted that the international shipping cost & duties, tariffs are an addition along with the actual purchase price.