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Are retailers doomed for more outages this holiday season?

October 3, 2019


With retailers gearing up for another holiday season, now is not the time to experience tech outages.

Target, however, experienced one last week. The temporary outage affected the mass merchant’s store registers, mobile app and website, CNBC reported.

In June, Target experienced two unrelated tech issues, which caused customers to experience trouble checking out for nearly two hours on a Saturday and unable to make payments for about 90 minutes the following day. The outages that weekend reportedly could have cost the retailer $100 million in sales.

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