Target Website Crashes on Cyber Monday

The retailer reported traffic volume twice as high yesterday as its busiest day ever
December 1, 2015Allison Zisko

TargetMINNEAPOLIS-Target’s website had some cyber problems on Cyber Monday.

High traffic volume on the discount retailer’s website yesterday left the site temporarily inaccessible to shoppers at times, according to reports. As a result, the company metered traffic and put customers in a queue, requesting their patience and encouraging them to refresh their browsers, the reports said.

Target did not respond to HFN’s request for comment.

Allison ZiskoAllison Zisko | Managing Editor/Tabletop Editor
azisko@hfnmag.com

After 15 years of covering the tabletop industry, Allison Zisko is still as enthusiastic as ever about the dinnerware, glassware and flatware categories. An in-depth analysis of how the category works intrigues her just as much as the latest fashion trends. As managing editor, Allison oversees the daily e-newsletter and works behind the scenes to help produce the print issue each month. She also directs HFN’s housewares coverage and covers the cutlery category. An avid reader, Allison is eager to talk to anyone and everyone about the latest book they are reading.

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