Target has announced it will indeed start carrying the iPad in its retail stores across the country starting October 3rd:
As a way to drive traffic to stores this holiday, Target also announced it would begin carrying six models of Apple Inc.'s iPad, starting $499, starting Oct. 3.
Target will be the largest retail chain to carry the iPad. Its shares rose $1.20, or 2.2 percent, to $54.97. The models include 16-, 32-, and 64-gigabyte versions of both the Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi + 3G models.
Customers who have a Target credit card will also be eligible for a 5 percent discount on the device, once the card launches on Oct. 17.
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