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5 Reasons to Start Holiday Shopping

2. Target: Maybe if they could break through your glass doors and trample people for underpriced goods, consumers would be more enthusiastic about Black Friday in July. Target attempted to recapture some of that post-Thanksgiving spirit last week with an online sale featuring discounts on 500 items including -- stop us if this sounds familiar -- a $100 Blu-Ray player. It's maintaining a Black Friday 2010 page on its website, which leaves the shattered doors open for other such events future, but is funneling most of its holiday efforts into its debit and Visa (V) credit REDcards. Starting in the fall, cardholders will get an automatic 5% discount off of their entire purchase when paying with either of the cards. While incremental, this seems much safer than wishing every day was Black Friday.

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