American retail store giant Target is promising to sell more K-Pop albums beginning December 13.
Both senior and rookie idols will be seeing their albums in the online and physical stores of Target.
They will offer albums ranging from a variety of groups such as EXO, NCT, BLACKPINK, Red Velvet, Stray Kids, LOONA, TWICE, IZ*ONE, Dreamcatcher, Day6, ITZY, EVERGLOW, and more.
Dozens of idols, soloists, and artists will be accommodated.
here’s a list of all the kpop artists target will be selling albums of starting on december 13th
— ash 🐱 (@straysos) December 1, 2019
Many albums are already up for pre-orders in the official Target website.
Fans, in effect, are freaking out. This move will make K-Pop even more accessible to the Western market, a good thing especially for fans who currently go to great lengths to have merchandise shipped directly from Korea.
DO YALL UNDERSTAND HOW BIG THIS IS? THE ONLY KPOP ALBUMS AT TARGET ARE BTS AND SUPERM IVE NEVER SEEN ANOTHER GROUP THERE ATLEAST AT ALL MY LOCAL TARGETS. OH MY GOD IM FREAKING OUT https://t.co/10mdg2UbSX
— sammy • ⭐️ 𝕛𝕦𝕤𝕥 𝕪𝕠𝕦𝕣 𝕝𝕠𝕔𝕒𝕝 𝕔𝕝𝕠𝕨𝕟 (@_AngelAtiny_) November 30, 2019
People are already anticipating big sales on December 13.
if anyone sees me at target on dec 13 buying kpop albums mind your business pic.twitter.com/0SB1pHxpWF
— fursona’s enderman entertainment (@gaymerhyejoo) December 1, 2019
kpop stans when target starts selling more kpop albums
— KenKen 🌌💫 #asyouwish (@uzzu_ujung13) December 1, 2019
By catering to more groups and providing a wide selection of their albums, Target is proving that K-pop is definitely a growing global phenomenon.