There have been varying reports on LEGO clearance items at Target stores, some people seem to be scoring loads of incredible deals, while others are finding very little. I stopped by my local Target today – a few days after clearance items would be marked, and didn’t find much to be excited about. One thing to note is that my store didn’t seem to have the 50% discount that many other stores did.
With LEGO gaining in popularity even further, post-holidays sales have been light this year. There were reports of 50% off LEGO sales at Barnes & Noble, so after 2 days, I decided to stop by my local store. Nothing was marked on sale, but I had an employee scan a bunch of sets, and one of them — the Mountain Hut — came up at 50% off. I grabbed it.
I stopped by a different LEGO Store this weekend, amidst the height of holiday shopping. As expected, the store was packed with merchandise, though the manager kept fielding questions from customers about specific items that were out of stock: the ice theme, regular baseplates, etc. As I walked up to the store, employees were carting in a bunch of new merchandise…
I stopped by another Target on Saturday and was surprised to see a handful of the exclusive minifigure cubes in stock:
I stopped by the LEGO Store today, and was surprised to see they still had a few Thanksgiving Turkey’s in stock, and had them marketed down to $5. One of the Minecraft sets was marked down as well, and the only other thing I noticed was some 2015 City sets hitting the shelves.
A surprising little release came this week, an exclusive cube of 4 minifigs only available at Target. I stopped by my local store, and an employee told me they sold out quickly a day or two ago. Loads of signage for them. Luckily, I ordered some of these online which should arrive soon. Here is what the store looked like: