Target’s Apple Product Sales Aim at Last-Minute Shoppers
Target (NYSE:TGT) is kicking off an Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) sales promotion aimed at last-minute holiday shoppers this Sunday. According to GigaOM, the sales promotion will run from December 22 through Christmas Eve day and will feature price discounts on Apple’s first-generation iPad mini, the new iPad Air, the iPhone 5C, and the iPhone 5S.
Under the sales promotion that begins December 22, Apple’s first-generation 16GB iPad mini will be available for $299 and will include a $30 Target gift card. The 16GB iPad Air will be offered for $479 along with a $20 Target gift card. Apple currently sells the 16 GB iPad Air for $499 through the Online Apple Store.
As noted by GigaOM, the 16GB iPhone 5C will be offered for $30, along with a $30 Target gift card. Finally, the 16GB iPhone 5S will be available for $179.99 and will include a $25 Target gift card. In contrast, Apple currently sells the 16GB iPhone 5S for $199 through its website. It should be noted that customers are required to sign a standard two-year service contract in order to qualify for the discounted iPhone prices at Target.