I spend so much in Target, sometimes I look at my bank statement and think, someone stole my ATM card.
Then I realize, Oh, shit. That was actually just me, three times last week.
Target knows what’s up. They entice you with brightly-colored plastic and seasonal cups that will either: A. break or B. get lost — probably within a week of purchase. And that’s just the tip of the skillfully-crafted, Orla Kiely-iceberg. Target has devised ways to steal your money — like some kind of commercial conglomerate ninja — all while making you think it was your idea.
2. The Dollar Spot. It’s a lie. The end.
3. Notepad lure.
4. THIS aisle.
5. The end cap black hole.
7. Buy-something-get-something-free trickery.
9. This section.
10. The Checkout.
Now, do what any self-respecting woman would do. Rip your receipt into a hundred tiny pieces, go home, uncork that wine and run yourself a heavenly lavender-scented bath.
This article appeared at ravishly.com, an alternative news+culture women’s website.