Target testing its own movie streaming service



By Steve Alexander, Star Tribune

Target Corp. is testing a Netflix-like movie streaming service with its own employees.  Called Target Ticket beta (find it at, the service claims to offer “instant access to 15,000 titles, new releases, classic movies and next-day TV.” The site requires a Target employee login to use.

The Target website says users can either stream or download movies (streaming video is not stored on a computer’s hard drive, and thus can be watched instantly instead of after a lengthy download.)  Target on Thursday acknowledged it was testing the video service with its employees, but provided no details.”

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