If you’ve recently made a purchase from Target that you’ve changed your mind about, you may be wondering when best to return it so you don’t waste your time in a long line.
Target does have a strict returns policy, and has applicable times to return your goods. I’ve done the research, so here’s what I’ve found!
Target Return Hours
Target allows customers to make returns through Target’s Guest Services between 7am – 10pm Monday through Saturday, and 8am – 9pm on Sunday. These hours may differ from store to store, and may be affected by Holiday hours, so it is best to call your local store or use the Store Locator tool on Target.com.
Read on for more tips, including when best to return your items!
When Is The Best Time To Return Something To Target?
The best time to return something to Target would be during off-peak hours, or when the store is less likely to be busy.
This means you’re more likely to avoid long queues as there will be fewer people in the store, and also means that staff will be less rushed to sort your return.
It’s best to avoid attempting to make a return when the guest services desk is about to close.
It’s fairer to the staff as they have to adhere to store policy to close on time, and it can save you the stress of being told to come back the next day.
Can I Return Items Outside Of The Target Guest Services Hours?
Target stores would prefer all returns to be handled at their Guest Services desks if you are making a return in-store, as these staff members will be appropriately trained to help you with your request.
However, you may be able to ask a cashier for assistance depending on the Target store location, but this is not recommended as these staff members may not know how to handle returns (new hires for example).
However, if you work late/early hours, a Target team member should be able to assist you, as they have been known to be extremely helpful.
Do I Have To Return Products To The Same Target?
You do not have to return your purchase to the same Target store that you originally bought your items at.
If you have your correct proof of purchase (e.g. receipt, packing slip) then you can return your items at any Target store.
When Can I Return Items To Target?
Target’s return policy states that most items can be returned within 90 days of purchase.
Items that are in new condition will receive a refund or exchange, and any opened items may be refused a refund.
This will depend on the item in question; if you are unsure, please contact your local store or ask at Guest Services.
Some items sold by Target have a modified return policy noted on the receipt or packing slip of that item, so keep track of your receipts to stay informed.
If you’ve purchased a Target Own Brand item and you’re unhappy with it, you can return it within one year of your purchase for either an exchange or refund.
All electronics and entertainment items purchased at Target must be returned within 30 days for a refund or exchange.
Conclusion: When Are Target’s Returns Hours?
Target’s return hours are between 7AM and 10PM Monday to Saturday, and 8AM to 9PM on Sunday, though some stores may vary.
It’s a good idea to check your local store either by using Target.com’s store locator tool or by calling your local store and coming in during off-peak times to avoid busy times and stressful returns.
Though Target may be able to accommodate returns outside of Guest Services, this is not recommended as staff may not be trained to assist you and it can be inconvenient for all parties involved.