Not that you're buying a ton of CDs anyway, but if you are you're going to have to start looking a little harder for them.
This follows similar announcements made by K-Mart in 2016, and there's a rumor that Target may soon join them.
While the 90s kid in me is a little sad to see CDs go the way of cassette tapes, the move is unsurprising considering the decline in physical music sales over the past several years with the emergence of digital music providers.
In 2017, the top selling album was Taylor Swift's reputation, which sold just a shade under 2 million copies. Only one other album, Ed Sheeran's divide, reached "platinum" status for a million physical copies sold. Compare that to 2007, when Josh Groban sold over 3 million copies. And if you want to go back even further, the #1 album of the year in 1997 was Spice World from the Spice Girls, which racked up a whopping 5.5 million physical copies sold and a Hanson Christmas album went platinum.
Still, Target alone sold nearly half a million copies of Taylor's album last year, and if they follow Best Buy and clear out their physical music departments, album sales are sure to see another huge decline.
Besides, where will Taylor buy her next album and meet fans if Target isn't carrying them anymore?
Shopping at @Target after work and @taylorswift13 was there shopping, taking pictures, signing her new album for fans, etc...couldn’t have been sweeter! No wonder she has such a great #reputation. Welcome home!! 🏠 pic.twitter.com/tkk7MQyLz6— Lindsay Bramson (@WSMVLindsay) November 15, 2017
RIP to the CD. But hey, vinyl made a comeback, so maybe that wall of CDs from the 2000s will be worth something one day?