Target's tech trouble clogs stores with long checkout lines

A retail giant like Target wouldn’t probably want the registers at all of its locations across the country to freeze up at the same time but that’s precisely what happened yesterday. Due to a technical glitch, Target registers across the country suffered an outage for almost two hours during mid-day. Customers were thus prevented from making purchases even in self-checkout lines. There hasn’t been a detailed explanation of the issue from the company which only says that the outage was caused by an “internal technology issue.” It did stress that an early investigation of the outage has revealed that it wasn’t due to a security breach or any other security-related incident. Target also confirmed that no customer information was compromised at any point during the nationwide outage.Instead of leaving customers frustrated, some Target stores decided to shut down entirely during the time that their registers were not working. Other stores handed out treats to customers as an a

Target's tech trouble clogs stores with long checkout lines

A glitch stalled checkout lines at Target stores worldwide Saturday, exasperating shoppers and potentially eating into sales at a prime time for retailers, the day before Father's Day.

Sun 16 Jun 19 from Phys.org

Target Registers Hit With Nationwide Outage

A retail giant like Target wouldn’t probably want the registers at all of its locations across the country to freeze up at the same time but that’s precisely what happened yesterday. ...

Sun 16 Jun 19 from Ubergizmo

Target's registers suffered a nationwide outage

Target can't quite escape its technical woes, apparently. The retail giant's registers suffered a roughly two-hour nationwide outage in mid-day on June 15th, preventing customers ...

Sun 16 Jun 19 from Engadget

Target down (then back up) as store registers fail and leave long lines - CNET

Surprise: Twitter notices. Target says all's well now though.

Sat 15 Jun 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

Target down as cash registers fail at stores, leaving long lines - CNET

Surprise: Twitter notices.

Sat 15 Jun 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

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