The Target Cyber Week 2015 is back after a crazy day at target.com.
Target continues with Cyber Week 2015 sales today after it faced an assault of Cyber Monday shoppers yesterday that rendered target.com unusable for long periods of time. Target was the biggest victim of Cyber Monday traffic. The retailer's 15% off sitewide deal brought unexpected number of shoppers to the site and it crashed and performed slow.
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Both traffic and order volumes have exceeding Target’s Thursday Black Friday event, which was their biggest day ever for online sales. Target's customers have voiced their frustration on social media very loud. Target's infrastructure hit its maximum capacity yesterday. One wonders why there are still limits to transactions in the age of cloud services.
I don't remember when Amazon.com had its last outage. The biggest online store does not have scalability issues. Why has Target's store?
Things are calm now again online. Target has today kicked off its 10th day in the 10 days of deals promotion. Target offers a 25% off beauty items with code BEAUTY. New styles in clothing are 30% off starting at $8.99.
The iPad Air 2 16GB is $50 off and the Beats Solo 2 sell for $99.99. When you buy two Google Chromecast devices you get $15 off.
We keep track of Target's best Cyber Week deals this week in our Target Deals Tracker.
Now it is calm again online. Walmart had smooth sailing on Cyber Monday. The retailer had site issues on Black Friday, but not on Cyber Monday.Walmart kicked of Cyber Week on Saturday. Today the Cyber Week continues. There are new deals and familiar deals that Walmart has offered already.
Find the best deals we spotted in the Walmart Cyber Week sale in our Walmart Deals Tracker.
Retailers extend Cyber Monday 2015 into the Cyber Week 2015. Online shops try to keep the momentum going and offer new deals every day in the Cyber Week events. Cyber Week is the first week of Holiday sales. After Cyber Week retailers will fully switch to advertise Holiday sales.
You can expect many more deals to be on offer, but also the hottest Holiday gifts are selling out quickly, and join the fate of Amazon's Fire tablet. Nothing is more frustrating than finding gifts sold out and shipping dates after Christmas.
Frustrated consumers than turn to eBay to pay premium on the hard to find Holiday gifts.