Target To Challenge iTunes With ‘Target Ticket’ Service
Target Corporation is preparing to launch a service that is like iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Redbox Instant, Walmart’s Vudu, and Google Play called “Target Ticket.” Target’s employees have been testing out the service since this past May. A public launch is expected to happen soon.
Target Ticket has around 15,000 titles, including TV shows, older movies, and new releases. New movie purchases will cost $14.99 and the rentals will cost between $3.99-$4.99. The Target Ticket apps for iOS and Android is also being used by beta testers.
Target Ticket will also be released on game consoles and set-top boxes. Target Ticket will also be compatible with UltraViolet. REDcard holders will also see discounts on rentals and purchases for Target Ticket.
[Source: The Verge]