...is way preferable to the dreaded Wal-mart. Trust me on this. Why? Oh, just the little things, like lighting, width of aisles, level of claustrophobia, cleanliness of bathrooms, choice of merchandise...and none of those wacked out GREETERS. "Bright and bustling" are not adjectives applicable to the local Wal-mart experience.
Most importantly, Target pays its employees better and offers good benefits. Is there a downside? Oh yes my friend. The strangely-difficult-to-navigate Target parking lot. But when you visit Santa Fe and desperately need to buy paper towels, don't say I didn't warn you.
Be sure to check out the brilliant dissertation Ten Reasons Why Target is Better Than Wal-mart.