Import Target Data To Google Sheets

Import Target data to Google Sheets
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Import Target data to Google Sheets using a user-friendly add-on Amigo. With Amigo, we can easily retrieve various kinds of data from Target–such as store details, operating hours, product availability, store contact information and loads of other things with Target API–all without a line of code.

Amigo makes what otherwise would be a tedious and convoluted process a cakewalk. To import Target data to Google Sheets with Amigo involves only three small steps.

  1. Install the Amigo extension in Google Sheets
  2. Get the API endpoint URL
  3. Import the data to Google Sheets

Steps to import Target data to Google Sheets

Install the Amigo extension in Google Sheets

Install the Amigo Google Sheets add-on from the Google Workspace Marketplace.

Amigo Data in Google Workspace Marketplace

Click here to install.

Alternatively, you can get it from Google Sheets.

  • Open a new sheet
  • Go to Extensions→Add-ons→Get add-ons
  • Search for Amigo and install

Get the API endpoint URL

Sign up or log in to RapidAPI.

Search for Target and click the first option from the results. Or click this link to go directly to the Target API documentation page.

The Target API in RapidAPI Hub

Click on the Subscribe to Test button and subscribe to a plan of your choice, post which you’ll be able to run the test and import Target data to Google Sheets.

Subscribe to the API

Click Endpoints to go back to the API Playground. On the left is the list of available endpoint categories.

Available endpoint categories
Endpoint to retrieve stores list in an area
Filling the parameter

To view the result, click the Test Endpoint button. The data can be viewed in JSON format under the Results section on the right.

The API endpoint URL along with the headers–which will be required to import Target data to Google Sheets–can be found in the Code Snippets section.

Change the language from Node.js (Axios) to Shell→cURL. Copy the URL and note also the headers.

The endpoint URL and the headers

Import Target data to Google Sheets

Open Google Sheets and launch Amigo from the sheet into which you want to fill in the data. To connect to Amigo, click Extensions→Amigo: Data Exports and Reports→Connect.

Connect to Amigo

You’ll be presented with a list of sources to connect to. Choose Custom API.

Select Custom API as the source to connect

Paste the endpoint URL in the API URL field. Do not include the apostrophes. (Likewise for the headers.)

Entering the endpoint URL

Then expand the Details tab and enter the header. For the endpoint we’ve selected, the headers are:

Name: X-RapidAPI-Key, Value: YOUR_API_KEY

Name: X-RapidAPI-Host, Value: target1.p.rapidapi.com

Entering the headers

Preview of the data

The data will be imported into Google Sheets in a moment. Below is a snippet of the imported data.

Snippet of imported data

Similarly, we can search for products, offers for a specific product, get a list of products in a particular store and a bunch of other things. For more information and to explore the endpoints, visit the Target API documentation.

If you want to periodically keep watch of product availability and prices but have no time or eyes to do it, you can simply set an automatic refresh schedule and Amigo Data will retrieve the latest data and alert it to you via email. Click here to learn how to set a refresh schedule.

Visit our blog to find out about the kinds of data that you can import to Google Sheets and many other useful–and also cool–things you can do with Amigo Data. 

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